Nature Still Grows The Best Acropora Colonies

The reef aquarium hobby as a whole has become very good at growing all kinds of reef corals, especially the shallow water species that grow the reef. Over the decades we’ve learned to grow, frag, and micro-propagate coral strains to…

Maricultured Bali deep water Acropora colonies land in the US, already in some stores

  The incredible Bali deep water Acros that we first heard about in early November and which made top 10 corals of 2011 are now in the US of A. Both Oculus Aquatics and Route 66 Marine received a sizable…

Deepwater Acropora elegans has potential for killer color

Less than a month ago we picked up a small colony of Acropora elegans¬†from LiveAquaria which looked more like wooden branches of Acropora¬†than a colorful coral someone would want to keep in their tank. ‘Deepwater Acros’ are notoriously difficult to…

Acropora elegans in Route 66 Marine’s tank identified by Veron himself

It’s not often we can say an Acropora colony is thisorthatensis but in this case, Charlie Veron himself stopped by the Route 66 Marine booth at MACNA and he identified two ‘deepwater’ Acropora as being Acropora elegans. Like Acropora derawanensis…