DR Instruments frag kit holster a handy way to frag

One of the rites of passage for reef keepers is being able to frag your first coral. Once the bug bites you, you’ll be shearing off coral tidbits like a pro and when you have a lot of fragging to…

Inland DFS-100 ReefKeeper Saw: the new edition is ready for action

The new model of the Inland DFS-100 ReefKeeping Saw is out, and with a few new tweaks it is now an even more efficient coral propagation machine for the home coral farmer. Sent to us for review, this saw is…

From winemaker to coral farmer

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmpXAiks2BQ&feature=player_embedded#at=289[/youtube] Here is an interesting video that has shown up at Aquanet.tv, an internet video portal dedicated to German aquatics, showcasing a coral propagation farm set up in the middle of a hamlet most known for its wine production. The…

CARN brings hobbyists, the industry and researchers together to promote coral knowledge

The Coral Aquarist Research Network (CARN) is a young program launched in the UK to combine the efforts and knowledge of three unique groups of stakeholders, all in the name of coral. Hobbyists, industry representatives and researchers each share a…

Wisconsin Northwoods “Little Bohemia” of marine life

When we think of marine aquaculture and warehouse facilities we think about the typical havens like Southern California’s thriving wholesaler industry a stone’s throw from LAX. So it’s amazing to see Drs. Foster & Smith’s LiveAquaria, one of the top-notch…

Modreef shows off some unique frag plugs, discs and other bases

Like their name implies, Modreef.com is a new ceramic coral base manufacturer with some unique, modular ideas about what a frag plug should be. In addition to the mundane, flat coral discs made for encrusting corals, Modreef has developed a…