alveopora

Fragging Flowerpot Corals with Aquatic Art [Video]

Flowerpot corals are a mysterious group of reef builders that have perplexed reef aquarists for the last several decades. Not all ‘flowerpots’ are the same as they fall under three different genera including the closely related Goniopora and Bernardpora and the superficially…

Flowerpot Corals & Everything You Need to Know For Success

Flowerpot corals are some of the most beautiful, unique, and desirable corals for reef aquaria but their captive care is not as straightforward as typical SPS or LPS corals. Once thought to be broadly ‘impossible’ to keep, the success rate…

Alveopora japonica is Taking Advantage of Warming Subtropical Reefs

We used to think that Alveopora was just another group of the unmistakable flowerpot corals, mostly Goniopora, but several years ago it came to light that these two genera were not related at all. Because of this historical clustering of our care,…

Alveopora are NOT a Flowerpot Coral After All!

Following our series of articles on changes in coral classification after a massive genetic analysis, there is one more coral that got moved in quite a surprising way – Alveopora. Alveopora used to be the flowerpot coral with 12 fat tentacle,…

Goniopower coral food by Two Little Fishes now shipping

Goniopower is a new coral food from Two Little Fishes, developed by flowerpot-coral artist Justin Credabel. Goniopora┬ácorals have always been somewhat of a challenge to keep in an aquarium over the long term, and recent┬áconsensus seems to agree that these…