What Are Acropora Eating Flatworms And How To Treat Them

Acropora Eating Flatworms (AEFW) are an SPS reefers nightmare. One day you can go from a pristine reef to a fully blown out plague just by introducing them with one coral. Amakusaplana acroporae, Acro eating flatworms, are species of flatworm…

New insights on eradicating the dreaded Acro Eating Flatworm

Acropora Eating Flatworms aka AEFW aka¬†Amakusaplana acroporae are the bane of SPS coral keepers, especially those of us with a penchant for¬†Acropora species. Acro flatworms can turn an otherwise perfect reef system into an nightmare for the Acros in our…

AEFWs staring down the barrel of an expert’s microscope

SaltCity forum member “Shadowramy” and his recent aquisition of Acro Eating FlatWorms (AEFWs) could be the best thing that has ever happened to those who are infected with reefing herpes. Shadowramy turned over the infected corals to Eric Borneman who…