Acropora rongelapensis is one of the craziest Acros we’ve ever seen

Ever first we learned and wrote about the exquisite¬†Acropora rongelapensis, it has been on our bucket list to go to the Marshall Islands to find and photograph this species in the wild. Last week we just happened to be on…

Vincent Chalias, Bali Coral Farmer extraordinaire, will be a speaker at MACNA 2013

You may not know Vincent Chalias directly but if you’ve been an active coral reef keeper in the last decade, chances are you’ve handled some of his corals and may have some in your tank right now. For fifteen years…

Acropora suharsonoi – one of the most beautiful and unique deepwater Acro species

We are delighted to welcome Leo den Breejen as the latest addition to our lineup of international contributors. Leo is the creator of such famed aquascapes as the Formosa Forest and Apogon Reef and he’ll be dropping from time to…

Acropora elegans in Route 66 Marine’s tank identified by Veron himself

It’s not often we can say an Acropora colony is thisorthatensis but in this case, Charlie Veron himself stopped by the Route 66 Marine booth at MACNA and he identified two ‘deepwater’ Acropora as being Acropora elegans. Like Acropora derawanensis…

AquaSD scores a super sweet and very rare Acropora derawanensis

This specimen of Acropora derawanensis is the first one we’ve ever seen evidence of in the trade. AquaSD received this very rare ‘deepwater acro’ style species from an Indonesian coral supplier who had it labeled at Acropora simplex, but it…