New insights on eradicating the dreaded Acro Eating Flatworm

Acropora Eating Flatworms aka AEFW aka¬†Amakusaplana acroporae are the bane of SPS coral keepers, especially those of us with a penchant for¬†Acropora species. Acro flatworms can turn an otherwise perfect reef system into an nightmare for the Acros in our…

New Crowdfunding project tackles the dreaded AEFW

Even the hardiest and most seasoned aquarium veterans are susceptible to the dreaded acropora eating flatworm(AEFW), only recently described as Amakusaplana acroporae. The dreaded AEFW can devastate an aquarium relatively quickly taking years of growth out in a matter of…

AEFW now known as Amakusaplana acroporae

AEFW — the dreaded acropora-eating flatworm has been a nuisance for hobbyists for years and has just gotten a new name thanks to a research team led by Dr. Kate Rawlinson from University College London. Amakusaplana acroporae is the official…