First Look at the Primary Polyp of a Baby Cynarina Coral

The world of captive breeding saltwater fish is full of cute baby pictures of fish, but the same cannot be said for our precious, beloved corals. Since all of our corals are either wild-collected or propagated asexually, we are almost…

Innoqua is a start up company to accelerate aquatic organism research

There might be some companies that are start up for aquarium related company, but Innoqua’s purpose is unique to others. Their target is to accelerate aquatic organism research through the marine aquarium hobby. Recently they started a crowdfunding campaign for…

Another Successful Gold Torch Spawning Attempt from Ultra Coral Australia
By: Vincent Chalias For the second year in a row, Ultra Coral Australia (UCA) managed to sexually reproduce Euphyllia glabrescens in their facility in central Queensland. They are currently growing colonies from last year’s spawn. Efforts by the UCA Research…
Micro Lords Successfully Spawned by Ultra Corals Australia

The last month has been crazy with many peoples now involved with the mass spawning of corals, especially on the Great Barrier Reef. Most people concentrated their efforts with Acropora species, being the most affected by coral bleaching, which has…

IVF Corals for the Great Barrier Reef

A ground-breaking coral reef experiment, likened to the world’s biggest IVF procedure, could be the answer to a healthy future for the Great Barrier Reef which, at 70 million football fields in size, is the world’s largest living organism and…

WATCH: How To Grow Coral From Coral Spawning – SciFri and Georgia Aquarium

SciFri and scientist from the Georgia aquarium show us how they are raising Caribbean Acropora corals from gametes collected during spawning events. Once gametes are fertilized planula larvae are either release back onto the reef to settle and grow or brought…

You Won’t Believe The Age of this Tank-Grown Trachyphyllia

It has long been a mystery how old, exactly, some of these solitary, large polyp stony corals are when we get them in our aquariums. We’ve been growing out SPS corals, zoanthids and some Euphyllia from single corallites for years,…

Healthy Reefs Produce More Baby Corals

A recent study from Curaçao has shown that healthy coral populations can produce up to 200 times more juvenile corals than degraded coral populations. Researchers found that healthy corals had a higher percentage of successful parents which produced up to…

Corals Spawn More Than You Think! Video Of Coral Spawning In Bonaire
Caribbean Coral Spawning It's that time of year again when corals around the Caribbean synchronize for one night of release. But did you know coral aren't restricted to a single night of spawning each year? It is widely believed that coral…
Adorable Video Perfectly Illustrates The Life Of A Coral

We came across this adorable video from Honolulu Civil Beat Inc which perfectly illustrated the life of a coral. While it may be second nature to aquarist why corals are important, and how they reproduce, there are still people who see corals…