ACI Lands the First Shipment of Bali Aquarium Cultured Corals

Oh boy how good it feels to know that not only are Indonesian corals trickling out of this land of coral reefs in modest quantities, but that there’s a good number of maricultured corals in those boxes too. Chief among…

Farmed Corals from Indonesia Will Never be the Same

After a few days of euphoria with everyone thinking that the unlimited supply of cheap maricultured coral from Indonesia is back we are feeling a bit hungover. We tried to communicate the message that things would be different in last…

Acropora lokani is SPS Royalty Among Acros

Acropora lokani is a very common deeper water Acropora that is common in Indonesia and widespread through the Indo-Pacific. The lokani Acro has been farmed by the thousands for many years, decades even, so in that time we thought we’d…

Orange Acantastrea echinatas is a Sight to Remember

The TRUE Acans, Acanthastrea echinata, used to be the norm few years back. They were abundantly shipped from Indonesia in a huge range of colors but are now very rarely found from Australia, especially in a nice gold or orange coloration.…

Indophyllia macassarensis, The Rarest of the Donut Corals

Today while diving in the South east of Bali, we got lucky to be welcome by ‘extremely’ cold temperature waters (21C, 69F). Because this is unusually cold water for Bali, it is actually a sign of upwelling of cold, clear…

Protecting Our Elders – Hundred Year Old Pavona clavus Corals

Pavona clavus is a coral species which is well documented for its often colossal size. However, what is even more impressive is the age of these large coral colonies, with some reaching hundreds of years in age. When we think…

Join Ocean Gardener For a Coral Farm Tour in Bali Indonesia
Ocean Gardener Do you want to learn more about coral biology, coral farming, and coral restoration? Ocean Gardener is now offering guided and attended snorkeling tours of their coral farm located on the island of Bali Indonesia. Join Ocean Gardener…
Learn About Corals From Ocean Gardener In Bali Indonesia
Ocean Gardener Do you want to learn more about coral biology, coral farming, and coral restoration? Ocean Gardener is now offering guided and attended snorkeling tours of their coral farm located on the island of Bali Indonesia. Join Ocean Gardener…
Diver Safety Is Top Priority At Blue Corner Dive Center – Nusa Lembongan & Bali Indonesia

Blue Corner Dive Center Wherever there is scuba diving, especially in Indonesia, you are sure to find anyone with a boat, and some equipment ready to take you diving. But as with everything it’s always best to do you research…

Stumbling on the Holy Grail of UW Photographer…

Now that we are in Bali, yesterday we decided to go the diving some of the close by, classic eastern cost dive site. We headed to Pandang Bai… This place is quite famous for white sand macro, and we knew…