Tropic Marin shows the fruits of their coral reproduction labor

Tropic Marin displayed the first captive-bred Acropora in Germany at Interzoo 2022. The display was small and understated but was actually the most important stand at the show in terms of helping to protect the future of both our hobby…

Reef tank maintenance tips – helping you succeed with Acropora

We’ve been having fun this week visiting troubled reef tanks and troubled reefers and trying to help them with their ongoing problems. Talking to people online, by phone, or even face to face in your LFS is one thing, but…

Our Acropora Dominated Reef Tank Has Begun

The company mission of Reef Builders is all in the name – we like to build reef aquariums and will go to every length possible to learn and discover the best methods and the most progressive equipment to make the…

The Rainbow Splice Acro is all Grown Up! [Video]

It’s been just over three years since Reef Raft Canada first introduced the spectacular Rainbow Splice Millepora Acro to the aquarium world and it quickly shot up to become one of the most desirable strains among coral stick collectors. The…

How to Achieve the Best Coral Coloration [Podcast]

If there’s one single topic that beginner to intermediate reef builders most want to know about it’s how to have the most colorful corals possible. The subject of coral coloration is a delicate and challenging topic that we’ve been asked…

How to Frag Acropora tortuosa [Video]

Acropora tortuosa is one of the most beloved strains of SPS coral in the reef aquarium hobby being celebrated by the classic Oregon Tort, California Tort, Miyagi Tort and our very own Immortal Tort. Like many other A. tortuosa the…

10 of our Favorite Acropora Colonies at Top Shelf Aquatics [Video]

These are challenging times for SPS enthusiast looking for representations of larger corals that are approaching a somewhat mature size, and it gets even harder if you want to see corals in more natural, balanced daylight spectrum to bring out…

Acropora striata – Rainbow Hues from Bali Aquarium’s Coral Farm

Acropora striata is a species of the broad group of staghorn coral which most reefers won’t yet be familiar with but a new very colorful strain is about to change all that. Coming from the mariculture farms of Bali Aquarium…

Red Sea Reefs Set the Bar for Peak Stony Coral Growth

In the world of tropical oceans, coral reefs, colorful fish and lots of endemic species the Red Sea has always been regarded as one of the most unique locations on earth. This semi-enclosed Sea has fostered a kind of ‘super…

Malaysian Acropora speciosa land at Unique Corals

Acropora are some of the most unique and interesting of all wild stony corals not just for their diversity of species and shapes, but also for just how unique the populations from different regions can appear. Case in point is…