Shallow Water Reef Life of Central Province, Solomon Islands [Video]

For the last couple weeks we’ve been sharing a few videos of our time coral-scouting and coral farming in the Solomon Islands and for this week’s video we go deeper into this part of the Coral Triangle. After a short…

Coral Farming Workshop in the Solomon Islands [Video]

Visiting the wild reefs, like we did in the Solomon Islands recently, is an incredible experience that really helps connect us to where our corals come from. Not only do we get to see a greater variety of coral species…

How to Frag Acropora tortuosa [Video]

Acropora tortuosa is one of the most beloved strains of SPS coral in the reef aquarium hobby being celebrated by the classic Oregon Tort, California Tort, Miyagi Tort and our very own Immortal Tort. Like many other A. tortuosa the…

Incredible Shipment of Solomon Island Acros land at Unique Corals

The Solomon Islands was the birthplace of many of the nicest colorful SPS corals we originally enjoyed in the boom days of reef aquarium keeping. This is what makes corals from this part of the Coral Triangle so special and…

Simon’s Nature Preserve is an Ark of Coral Diversity [Video]

Around this time last year we shared with you some tantalizing stories from the Solomon Islands about forests of soft corals, feeding wild corals and restarting coral farming efforts where they began in Marau Sound. But in traditional Reef Builders…

Clownfish Colony at the Reef Builders Studio [Video]

You don’t need us to tell you that clownfish are by far the most popular marine fish with hobbyists and casual observers alike, and often become the ‘stars’ of whatever tank they are in. With so much capacity for fish…

Revisiting Reef Life Highlights of the Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands is arguably one of the birthplaces of modern reef aquariums, especially when it comes to injecting the global reefing community with fun and exotic corals. There’s been some chatter about a new marine life pipeline being built…

Simon’s Nature Reserve, Snorkeling Solomon Islands With Raiders Hotel

Simon’s Nature Reserve A hidden gem for snorkeling the Solomon Islands you won’t want to miss! Simon’s Nature Reserve is located in the sandfly passage Solomon Islands, north of Nggela Island and a one hour boat ride from the Raiders…

Snorkeling Mbigo Mbigo Reef With Dive Munda Solomon Islands

Mbigo Mbigo Snorkeling Solomon Islands From the moment our head slipped beneath the waves, we knew we made the right choice to snorkel Mbigo Mbigo. Skip the scuba tank and instead experience Mbigo Mbigo from the surface! The scale of…

Snorkeling Secret Spot Uepi Solomon Islands

Snorkeling Uepi Solomon Islands Psst, let me let you in on a little secret. Skip the scuba gear and simply grab a mask and snorkel. The shallow coral reefs around Uepi island are best seen from the surface. Uepi Island…