Sometimes, our Reef Visions collaborators offer up far more insight than the printed page allows, such as with the coral we showcase here. Learn all about the new UC Masterpiece Valida from Unique Corals aquaculturist Emilio De Anda.
Found out what has happened in the year since Dr. Cortney Ohs and his University of Florida team wowed aquarists around the globe with the first-ever captive-bred Copperband Butterflyfish.
The successful larviculture & captive-rearing of Commersons’ Frogfish, Antennarius commerson, is the latest feather in Frank Baensch’s already heavily-plumaged cap, and another proof of concept for the Hawaii Larval Fish Project.
The courtship and mating of pelagic-spawning frogfishes & anglerfishes is an incredible sight. The female rapidly swells with eggs to the point where she appears ready to burst. The act culminates in what some have described as a tornado of eggs and sperm, with a massive egg-raft or veil as it is sometimes called being expelled by the female in a matter of seconds. If you’ve never seen it before, you’re going to be impressed and perplexed.
We look back at the first-ever Aquatic Expo, hosted by the Marine Aquarium Societies of North America. The convention and show was held in Atlanta, Georgia, on April 2-3, 2022. The event was unique for MASNA in that it sought to include the freshwater side of the aquarium hobby.