Update to Australian Coral Export Restrictions from Queensland

Last week we reported about some what was feared would be an interruption of live coral exports, from Queensland Australia specifically. The information at the time was that the harvest and export of live corals from Queensland’s reefs would be…

CITES Europe to Discuss Restrictions on Australian Corals

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species will meet on December 3rd to discuss the collection and export of certain hard coral species from Australia.

Aussie Reef Tank Build Pt. 2: Aquascaping the Rock Wall

Aquascaping a brand new reef tank is at once one of the most exciting and also stressful periods of setting up a new coral aquarium. This is the period where the particular arrangement of rocks will determine the general look…

Opening Four Boxes of Cherry Picked, Australian Corals [Video]

If there’s one solid perk to the job of traveling the reefing world to seek out all the most important and interesting stories it’s getting to see a lot of corals. Whether it’s on the reef, at exporters, stores, and in…

Corals Down Under Teases a Fresh Crop of Interesting Corals

It’s always a good day when I see at least one coral or picture of a coral that is worth talking about. A recent harvest by Corals Down Under features more than a handful of specimens that I would love…

Take A Look At The Reef Tank Of An Australian Professional

Many aquarium professionals who either run a fish store or do aquarium service and maintenance, generally don’t have much of a personal fish tank. This phenomenon is generally summarized as ‘The Cobbler’s children wear no shoes’ and it’s not unique…

Aquacultured stony corals and Acros now coming directly from Australia

Australian corals have been lighting up the reef aquarium hobby for about eight years now, and Australia is probably the number one source for brilliant, shallow water Acropora in the hobby. With only wild colonies to work with, the job…