CITES Europe to Discuss Restrictions on Australian Corals

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species will meet on December 3rd to discuss the collection and export of certain hard coral species from Australia.

Indo Gold Torch are Back and More Colorful Than Ever

Indonesian coral farmers have been waiting for a very long time to be able to ship some gold torch corals again. Classic Australian gold torch corals, or ‘glabs’ as they call them, are very nice, especially the ’24 karat gold…

Top 5 Favorite Corals Spotted at Worldwide Corals’ Farm

It’s no secret that Orlando Florida’s World Wide Corals is a hotspot of aquarium coral diversity, which is part of the reason we jump on every opportunity to visit. Last weekend we were fortunate enough to be present for the…

Elegance Corals are an Affordable Substitute to Torch Corals

There’s a full-on Gold Rush going on right now with Torch corals, and that has multiplied the price into unobtainium territory for most people, ourselves included. We just can’t, in good conscience, spend hundreds of dollars for a single coral…

Fragging a Big Colony of Gold Torch Coral [Video]

If you’ve been paying any attention to the coral scene lately, torch corals are smokin’ hot, like so hot you can’t touch a single head of one for some serious coin. Although Euphyllia glabrescens has been a mainstay of the…

Motherlode of Torch Corals coming to Cobalt Aquatics’ MACNA Booth

Torch corals have been in the hobby since practically the beginning – we’ve always had a special place for Euphyllia glabrescens in our various reef tanks. Despite its history in the reef aquarium hobby, for some reason this species has absolutely exploded…

Indonesian Gold Torch Corals that GLOW in the Dark!

By now we are well accustomed to Australian gold torch corals, Euphyllia glabrescens, and we’d almost started to forget the colonies we used to get from Indonesia. In the land down under, Gold torches are shallow water, cryptic corals, living…

Have you ever seen a Fimbriaphyllia ‘Frammer’ Coral?

What exactly is a Frammer coral? It’s a Fimbriaphyllia with a tentacles mix of Hammer and Frogspawn tips. Recently the Euphyllia group has been revised and the only Euphyllia is the Torch, Euphyllia glabrescens, and all other former members have…

Another Successful Gold Torch Spawning Attempt from Ultra Coral Australia
By: Vincent Chalias For the second year in a row, Ultra Coral Australia (UCA) managed to sexually reproduce Euphyllia glabrescens in their facility in central Queensland. They are currently growing colonies from last year’s spawn. Efforts by the UCA Research…
The Best Beginner Large-Polyp Stony Corals

Throughout my years as an aquarium enthusiast, I have followed all the advice from all the books I could get my hands on since there were no other hobbyists with the same interest as I in my circle of friends…