When Coral Farms Become Coral Reefs

You would be forgiven for thinking the image above is a picture of a perfect coral reef but it is in fact a crop of coral planted there by a coral farmer. And when I say a ‘Coral Farmer’ I’m…

Acropora plana Is One Of The Most Beautiful Acros In The Wild

While diving in Eastern in Indonesia few weeks ago, we came across some huge colonies of Acropora plana, and although we’ve seen this coral over and over for few decades, we fell in love with it once more. We believe…

Adelotremus deloachi, a Newly Described Fangblenny from Indonesia

Adelotremus deloachi is a new species of fangblenny that was discovered in Bali of all places. We mention the type locality with some degree of surprise since Bali is so well travelled and dove, you’d think that most of the…

Nature Still Grows The Best Acropora Colonies

The reef aquarium hobby as a whole has become very good at growing all kinds of reef corals, especially the shallow water species that grow the reef. Over the decades we’ve learned to grow, frag, and micro-propagate coral strains to…

Mola ramsayi: the Short Sunfish from Nusa Penida, Indonesia

The Sunfish or “mola mola”, is one of those holy grail sightings which is sure to leave any diver in awe. Sunfish are notoriously elusive and are typically found living in open water, where they hunt for food in several…

Video shows the effects of coral bleaching in Bali Indonesia

This summer there has been no shortage of coral bleaching stories in the news. However, this video of coral bleaching in Bali Indonesia hits home as we visited the same reef at Menjangan Island December 2015. This video posted by…

Flower Anemones Discovered in Bali Indonesia!

Flower anemones, Phymanthus crucifer, are one of the most striking reef invertebrates that until now, have only been available from Florida and surrounding Caribbean, or so we thought. Bali Aquarium shared some photos of a recent batch of ‘flower anemones’ from Indonesia…

31 Sea Turtles released safely in Bali Indonesia

31 rare sea turtles are getting a second chance at life in Bali Indonesia. These turtle were found by Indonesia marine police office and released in the popular tourist beach of Kuta in Bali. The turtle were caught by an international gang…

Diving the Taman Segara artificial reef in Bali Indonesia
Bali has some incredible dive sites like the coral walls at Menjangan Island, the Japanese shipwreck in Amed, or the Mola Mola cleaning station at Nusa Penida. But if you are looking for a unique dive site where coral restoration is the…
Diving Menjangan Island, Bali Indonesia

Menjangan is a small island off the North West coast of Bali. Menjangan is a popular day trip and has many beautiful dive sites. The small island of Menjangan is surrounded by a vibrant corals reef that fridges the islands shores.…