Bali Deepwater Acros Will Forever Be Our Favorite Exotic Corals

Coral fads and species hype comes and goes – Chalice corals had a nice long run, neat Favias were hot that one year, shrooms exploded onto the scene and are still going hot, and these days reefers rave over different…

Resetting a Large Colony of Acropora carduus

Acropora carduus is a fast-growing, thin-branching species of SPS coral which comes in a huge range of color forms, none more popular and widespread in the reef keeping hobby than the venerable ‘Red Dragon Acro‘. First introduced to the reef…

The Transformation of the Shining Dragon Acropora

Acropora carduus is a great reef aquarium corals that goes by many names, and has been enjoyed by reefers around the world as the fast growing ‘Red Dragon’ Acro. First introduced into the aquarium hobby as maricultured colonies from Bali…

A parade of Bali deepwater acropora

Deepwater acropora are a category of SPS and staghorn corals unto themselves, in some parts of Europe they are called ‘naked’ acros for the¬†smooth tissue between their widely spaced corallites. Nowhere in the world does the species diversity of these…

Coral of the Month: Introducing the Hurlock Acropora from Bali Aquarium

Today we kick off the start of our Coral of the Month series in conjunction with Bali Aquarium. What makes this series unique is that in most cases we will try to tell you about a new coral both how…

Red Dragon Acro: large wild Acropora carduus colonies photographed in Bali

The reef aquarium hobby has never enjoyed so much diversity and abundance of maricultured stony corals but with so many of these species being highly sought after, it seems like all we know of many of these species is how…

Red Dragon Acro coming to the trade in greater numbers as Bali maricultured Acropora carduus

The Red Dragon Acro is one of the newer strains of neato SPS corals to gain popularity in the reef aquarium hobby, first as a few singular colonies and soon to be a whole lot more through greater imports of…

More drool-worthy images of maricultured Bali acropora, coming to the US soon

Following our earlier post on some jaw-dropping colonies of Acropora speciosa we have since received additional pictures of other Bali Acros being maricultured in this part of Indonesia. What strikes us most about this new set of Bali Acros pictures…