‘Project Coral’ fundraising event slated for November 14 at UK’s Charterhouse Aquatics

Project Coral has been a creative and revolutionary project spearheaded by Jamie Craggs curator of the UK’s Horniman Aquarium and they are hosting a fundraising event on November 14 to ensure the project continues. You may recall, Project Coral is behind the…

Top 5 picks for MACNA 2015 Speaker presentations

Seems like the Denver MACNA was wrapping up just yesterday, but truth be told we are just a little over a week away from MACNA in Washington D.C. As usual, we like to share with you our personal top five…

An early start to the 2015 Caribbean coral spawn

Corals are known for their synchronistic spawning, typically a week after the last full moon in August. This year with a late blue moon in July the spawning happened earlier than normal. Teams from the Steinhart Aquarium, Seaworld, Akron Zoo, Georgia…

Watch coral spawning in captivity at Horniman Museum and Gardens in London

We wrote about how Jamie Craggs has been recreating coral spawning in captivity at the Horniman Museum and Gardens in London before, but seeing it in action is simply amazing. Watch this stunning video to see how he successfully triggered a mass spawning in…

London and Singapore to spearhead pioneering synchronous coral spawning project

The Horniman Museum & Gardens in London has teamed up with Singapore’s Resorts World Sentosa to spearhead a tandem experiment, which aims to achieve the simultaneous spawning of captive corals across two continents. This novel project is run by London’s Horniman…

Join us for NERAC 2015 in Long Island this Saturday

The Northeast Regional Aquarium Conference aka NERAC is taking place in Long Island and we are very much looking forward to an overdue visit to the fabulous saltwater displays at the Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center, formerly known as…

“What good are refugiums?” and two more talks from MACNA 2014

Another week brings the release of three more videos from Bulk Reef Supply TV of the MACNA 2014 presentations. Two of those we haven’t yet seen either in person or in video but they are both on exciting aquarium topics, collecting…

MACNA schedule and full speaker lineup announced and online

The Mile High MACNA in Denver this year is shaping up to be very rich on content as evidenced by a prodigious list of speaker presentations. MACNA has just released the final lineup of speakers which not only will include…

MACNA adds trio of pioneering marine scientists to speaker lineup

MACNA 2014 just got a little better with the addition of three pioneering marine scientists to its already impressive speaker lineup. The Board of Directors just announced the addition of these three speakers: Dr. Todd LaJeunesse (a pioneer in the field…

Handmade acropora ‘supercolonies’ intentionally spawned in an aquarium

The story of what Jamie Craggs and friends have accomplished with their ‘manufactured’ mother colonies is nothing short of astounding. Working at the Horniman Museum and Aquarium, in less than 12 months they went from frags, to sexually viable colonies…