If you are like most people who have just set up a new aquarium, the pristine tank—even without the first fish—fills your soul with unadulterated joy. you are exercising Zen patience and letting things run for a few days, and you can hardly wait to bring it to life. Then you realize it’s already alive! You see that first spot of green or brown, or possibly an attractive golden glow, edging out from the “sterile” base rock. What the hell is that? You haven’t added anything to the tank. Life has arrived on its own—but where did it come from?
Sri Lanka: Looking back and ahead at the island where the marine aquarium livestock trade got its start
A pictorial glimpse inside the newest printed edition of CORAL Magazine. May/June 2015 – Jellyfishes and more
We have a #NameTheChalice Winner. We had more than 700 comments on the contest page, representing well over 1,000 individual, unique entries.
The first captive-breeding and larval rearing of an Anthias, Pseudanthias squamipinnis, by Noel Heinsohn at the Long Island Aquarium – an exclusive CORAL Magazine excerpt.