MACNA Corals Photographs Pt.1 (and free wallpaper, too!)

 All photographs by author 2012 MACNA in Dallas welcomed many coral&fish vendors from every part of United States and they didn’t disappoint show attendees by bringing some of the most beautiful and healthy marine creatures, including sponges, photosynthetic and non- photosynthetic corals, clams, anemones and other sessile invertebrates. I don’t know if you agree with me, but as my years in the hobby are passing I see a radical shift in popularity from one group of invertebrate species to another  in reefing world every so often. I remember when Zoanthids were the coolest thing to have and their prices skyrocketed, then came the time of SPS frags and now I see vendors stocking their frag tanks mainly with LPS species (lobos, acans, sclolymias and others) as well as colorful rock anemones that are so beautiful they became a new must-have on my list. Here are some of the most remarkable species I managed to take pictures of:    The promised wallpaper:) (click on an image to load high-res version of it and then right-click to save it on your desktop). The wallpaper is free for non-commercial use. 

Marcin Smok

About Marcin Smok

Marcin Smok is a reefer and aspiring photographer. He has been keeping freshwater fish tanks since he was 9. About three years ago he put his snorkeling mask on in Florida Keys and that's how his journey with saltwater side of the hobby started. He is also a SCUBA diver. You can check his photography site at
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