AquaSD scores a super sweet and very rare Acropora derawanensis

This specimen of Acropora derawanensis is the first one we’ve ever seen evidence of in the trade. AquaSD received this very rare ‘deepwater acro’ style species from an Indonesian coral supplier who had it labeled at Acropora simplex, but it…

Coral Morphologic’s Colin Foord to speak on urban Acropora at TEDxMiami

You usually think of Acropora as being a delicate coral group, ready to die at a moment’s notice but would you believe that there are acropora growing inside Miami Florida? We’re not talking about Acros in reef tanks, we’re talking…

Coral growth time lapse video of a Caribbean reef tank for two years

There’s so much more to this time lapse video than the growth of an Acropora cervicornis hitting the glass and then encrusting its entire surface. Over the span of more than two years, 734 days to be exact, we can…

Acropora spathulata is the “thick milli Acro” endemic to Australia

Acropora millepora is one of the most iconic and recognizable SPS corals on the reef and in the aquarium trade. However, within shipments of Australian Acro Millis we’ve secretly been receiving a lurker species endemic to Australian reefs, Acropora spathulata.…

New Acropora is among ten new species of stony corals discovered in Papahanaumokuakea, Hawaii

New Acropora species are not discovered very often so it was with great excitement that we came to learn that a recent biodiversity survey in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands discovered a new Acropora species from Papahanaumokuakea. If you’ll recall, last…

Pacific Elkhorn Coral, possible new Acropora species discovered in the Marshall Islands

Some unusual elkhorn coral colonies of Acropora have been found growing at Arno Atoll in the Marshall Islands. Only about 200 of these huge, mega colonies were found growing on a small stretch where they greatly resemble the legendary but…

New Ecoray LED Lighting System to join Reefstock LED Showcase

Virtually every LED light system for reef tanks will be featured at this year’s Reefstock. So it is my pleasure to introduce the Ecoray High Power LED light from Naxandra Inc. This light has been in development over the last…