10 of our Favorite Acropora Colonies at Top Shelf Aquatics [Video]

These are challenging times for SPS enthusiast looking for representations of larger corals that are approaching a somewhat mature size, and it gets even harder if you want to see corals in more natural, balanced daylight spectrum to bring out…

Living Coral Biobank Project Kicks off in Australia

You might have heard of a seed bank but have you ever heard of a Living Coral Biobank? A relatively new initiative by Great Barrier Reef Legacy is taking place in tropical North Queensland, Australia. Right on the doorstep to…

A Realistic Video of World Wide Coral’s Amazing Collection

One of the most challenging aspects of sharing pictures or video of blue light heavy reef tanks is trying to genuinely represent the fluorescent colors of so many different coral species. Smartphone camera sensors are particularly sensitive to the overwhelming…

How Top Shelf Aquatics Grows Their Corals [Video]

The reef aquarium hobby has experienced explosive growth in the last couple of years with demand for new and unique strains of tank grown corals going through the roof. One company that has been riding this wave is Top Shelf…

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…

Snorkeling Tavanipupu Island Resort Solomon Islands

Snorkeling Tavanipupu Island Hop a flight 30 minutes from Honiara, the capital city of the Solomon Islands, and you will find yourself at the Tavanipupu Island Resort. With natural palm leaf bamboo villas, surrounded by slender palm trees and perfectly…

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…