It’s April, which means it’s time to share the best of the March moments from the reef:
Given the date, it seemed appropriate to include at least one photo of a creature goofing off. Fortunately, the halloween hermits are usually happy to oblige:
The iridescent teal mushroom is one of my favorites, both for color and expressive qualities:
And the purple mushrooms I brought home in March are doing beautifully, too. The diversity and vibrance of coral colors never ceases to amaze me:
Uh…that’s not a coral… APRIL FOOL!
It’s hard to get a good photo of pipefish. They move quickly and don’t like cameras much. Once in a while, though, Thing 1 cooperates:
And finally, a month on the reef would never be complete without a seahorse. This is Ceti, gripping the lovely Christmas faviid, which fortunately doesn’t seem to mind her rather squeezy brand of love:
Which one is your favorite?