De Jong Marinelife’s New Coral Farm

Recently, Arie de Jong (founder and director of De Jong Marinelife) took me for a short tour through one of their newest facilities: their new large coral farm. Insiders might know they already have a small coral farm in their…

Be Sure to Catch the Limo Bus to Worldwide Corals during MACNA

Arguably the most memorable part of most professional conferences -aquariums or otherwise – is all the intangible moments where real, human connections tend to get made. These include the people you meet, the things you learn, especially the time spent…

Thorough Walkthrough of the World Wide Corals Farm

World Wide Corals has not only established themselves as a leader in online live coral sales and especially frags, but they are among one of the first and biggest companies that has really invested in aquaculture. Like most stores and…

Coral Farming Workshop in the Solomon Islands [Video]

Visiting the wild reefs, like we did in the Solomon Islands recently, is an incredible experience that really helps connect us to where our corals come from. Not only do we get to see a greater variety of coral species…

The Indo Ban Is Still On, But Corals Are Growing Out Nicely

Bali Aquarium – Serangan Coral Farm The pictures speak for themselves. Left to grow for a nearly a year without even a trim, the Bali Aquarium coral farm racks are starting to get out of control! The overgrown racks are…

A New Indonesian Coral Farmer Association is Born!

By: Vincent Chalias It’s been eight months since the export of corals from Indonesia has stopped – eight months of heavy confusion, misinformation, and general disarray, but what is it all about, and what’s going on? Actually this whole mess is…

A Tour of the Frag Farm of Worldwide Corals [Video]

You’ve seen their frags at the reef shows, you’ve seen pictures of their corals all over the internet and they are on everyone’s wish list – we’re talking of course of the internationally recognized strains & frags from Worldwide Corals.…

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…
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…

Reefbuilders Indonesia Travelogue – How corals get from Farm to Tank

We’ve spent the past two month traveling around Indonesia to answer one question, do you know where your corals come from? To find the answer, we met with coral farmers, dove with coral collectors and toured export facilities in Bali…