How to Frag Acropora tortuosa [Video]

Acropora tortuosa is one of the most beloved strains of SPS coral in the reef aquarium hobby being celebrated by the classic Oregon Tort, California Tort, Miyagi Tort and our very own Immortal Tort. Like many other A. tortuosa the…

Maxspect Coral Pruner is Ideal for Thick SPS Skeletons

The first time we saw the Maxspect Coral Pruner we thought we’d hardly every have a chance to use it but lately they’ve been proving themselves very useful. The size of the blades of this aquarium-suitable pair of pruning shears…

Fragging Flowerpot Corals with Aquatic Art [Video]

Flowerpot corals are a mysterious group of reef builders that have perplexed reef aquarists for the last several decades. Not all ‘flowerpots’ are the same as they fall under three different genera including the closely related Goniopora and Bernardpora and the superficially…

Grafting Live Corals for Better Growth and Nicer Shapes

The biggest challenge in reef keeping is keeping the alchemy of light, flow, nutrients and chemistry stable for long enough that corals grow to an appreciable size. But once corals really take off, our favorite part of reefing is grooming and…

Resetting a Large Colony of Acropora carduus

Acropora carduus is a fast-growing, thin-branching species of SPS coral which comes in a huge range of color forms, none more popular and widespread in the reef keeping hobby than the venerable ‘Red Dragon Acro‘. First introduced to the reef…

Grafting Live Acropora Colony to its Own Skeleton [Video]

Fragging corals because they’ve gotten too large and in need of a trim is one of the most rewarding reasons to propagate a coral from your reef tank. Beyond just gluing the cut coral pieces to frag plugs, there’s lots…

How to Frag the Very Dense Branches of Large Stylophora

The Milka Stylophora is one of the most legendary corals in the reef aquarium hobby, and as far as we know the only stony coral strain from the mythical waters of the Red Sea. This purple polyped, yellow tipped Stylophora…

Fragging & Dipping a Holy Grail Torch Coral

Whether you call it a Holy Grail, Dragon Soul, or any silly made up names, there’s no question that Euphyllia glabrescens have been one of the hottest corals in the aquarium hobby for the last couple years. We are fortunate…

Fragging Duncan Coral and Installing the UltraReef Skimmer

There’s never any shortage of things to do around the Reef Builders Studio and topics to bring to the Reef Builders Studio video series. Instead of focusing on a single thing this week, we thought we’d combine two different topics…

Quick Tips For Fragging Chalice Corals With Gallery Aquatica TV

Ania is back with another episode of the frag files! This time she is showing us a few quick tips for fragging chalice corals. Check out the video below, or on the Gallery Aquatica YouTube Channel to learn more about…