AEFW X is Fauna Marin’s New Hot Sauce for Acropora Flatworms

AEFW X is a new coral treatment from Fauna Marin that is designed to stop the spread of the dreaded Acropora Eating Flatworm (AEFW). This very simple life form has been wreaking havoc on aquarium Acropora for over 15 years…

Acropora russelli, the Ultimate LOW Light, Deep Water Plating Acro

In our quest to find the rarest Corals possible, somewhere in Indonesia we came across in a secret location sheltering a large field of Acropora ruselli, and boy, it was a sight to remember. This reef habitat was made up…

Incredible Shipment of Solomon Island Acros land at Unique Corals

The Solomon Islands was the birthplace of many of the nicest colorful SPS corals we originally enjoyed in the boom days of reef aquarium keeping. This is what makes corals from this part of the Coral Triangle so special and…

History of a Massive Colony of Blue Acropora yongei Staghorn Coral

The Solomon Islands are world famous for their abundance of coral reefs and a huge diversity of tropical fish and reef building coral species. Because of this, naturalists and reef diving enthusiasts have been visiting, diving, and documenting this corner…

Acropora donei, actually a classic Oz Acro.

Ever since the coralsoftheworld.org website was updated, we spent a lot of time reviewing it and found out that few of the updated or added species made a lot of sense. There was a species that we came along all…

Moving a Huge Colony of Acropora efflorescens [Video]

Acropora efflorescens is one of our long time favorite species of Acropora in an aquarium, they have the coolest shape, awesome color, and can quickly grow to large sizes in captivity. These qualities mean that Acro Efflo frags are available…

Acropora striata, a Skinny Version of the Beloved Tenuis Acro

For many years, we’ve been intrigued by an Acropora tenuis look alike, a convincing impersonator with skinny tapering branches. This is a coral we occasionally encountered from time to time, in many different places around the Indonesian archipelago but for…

Second Generation Acropora Successfully Raised at Horniman Museum

it was around six years ago that Jamie Craggs and the Horniman Museum & Gardens first successfully spawned and raised Acropora corals in an aquarium environment. Now this same team has succeeded in spawning the first generation of corals they…

Is Acropora convexa the Next Holy Grail Acro?

It’s been a while since we wrote about Australian corals but with all this down time, we finally can find the time to write about things that inspired us in our previous journeys.During our Ultra Coral Australia trips on the…

The Joe Dirt Acro is one of Worldwide Corals’ Most Underrated SPS Corals

The Worldwide Corals Joe Dirt Acro is an elegant, delicately branching thin staghorn that has a hidden beauty that betrays its name. If someone gave you a frag of a kinda purplish tip staghorn with a basic nutty brown base…