Halimeda Ghost Pipefish is More Unusual Than You Can Imagine

We’ve been quite busy the last few weeks, setting up coral nurseries all around the island of Bali, Indonesia. One of our reef restoration sites which is an Ocean Gardener project in Amed, North Bali is starting to attract more…

Vast Halimeda ‘Bioherm Reef’ Discovered Behind the Great Barrier Reef

Scientists from James Cook University, University of Sydney and Queensland University of Technology have just discovered a vast Halimeda reef hiding in plain sight. Halimeda is a green macroalgae composed of calcified leaf-like segments. As these segments die, they accumulate…

Ideas for Replicating Nature: Appreciating a “Nuisance” Macroalgae

As a dedicated fan of ├é┬ámarine biotope aquariums and unique concept aquariums, I’m always trying to look at natural reefs for inspiration. I mean, if nature does it, it must be good, right? And you never know where that next…