Caribbean Coral Diaries – Fire Coral

Fire coral (Millepora sp.) is the VERY FIRST coral every scuba diver should learn to identify. These fuzzy orange corals hide a fierce sting and should be avoided at all cost. Colonies have a smooth surface with a¬†pale yellow to…

Top 5 invasive corals that border on being aquarium pests

We’re so used to thinking of corals as precious and delicate, it’s hard to imagine some of them are invasive species in our aquariums. Invasive corals in the wild are a real problem, with sun coral Tubastrea¬†having two established species…

Fire Coral looks innocent on HD video

The Fire Coral (Millepora alcicornis) is one such animal that isn’t as commonly kept in our aquariums. There are good reasons for this the biggest being that “skin contact with fire coral will result in immediate burning pain, followed by…