Experimenting With Color Mixing in Montipora

Montipora species are beloved reef aquarium corals for a number of reasons, their range of shapes, range of colors, and more recently for their surprising ability to acquire new colors/pigments into what the hobby calls ‘grafting’. This phenomenon is more…

True Green Elkhorn Montipora Finally Discovered!

When it was first introduced in the early 2000s, the Elkhorn Montipora quickly became one of the fastest growing strains of aquarium corals. This coral grows so fast that within a few years it was no longer welcome in a…

An intimate look at the amazing Montipora

While the rest of the world is currently going gaga for shrooms and fuzzy sticks, we’re rekindling our love interest with Montipora. In some ways, the multicolored polyps and nodules and growth forms of various┬áMontipora┬áspecies was strongly responsible for the…

Medusa Montipora hirsuta from Sustainable Aquatics

Sustainable Aquatics is renowned for high quality captive bred fish, and has been in the spotlight for the recent release of the hobby’s first ever longfin clownfish strain. What you may not know about Sustainable Aquatics is that they also…