Solomon Island Acropora millepora Are Taking Over Unique Corals

The Solomon Islands is one of the original birthplaces of ‘fancy coral’ strains and it was the first country in the world to mariculture corals in the ocean. It’s no coincidence that the Solomon Islands is one of the promised…

Are Reefers Ready for the Immortal Tort?

The Immortal Tort is a unique strain of Acropora that is part of one of the most interesting origin stories of perhaps any coral in the reef aquarium hobby. As far as we know the image above is one of…

Incredible Shipment of Solomon Island Acros land at Unique Corals

The Solomon Islands was the birthplace of many of the nicest colorful SPS corals we originally enjoyed in the boom days of reef aquarium keeping. This is what makes corals from this part of the Coral Triangle so special and…

Dive Munda Is Training Solomon Island Youth To Become Scuba Divers

IT IS TIME TO GET THE YOUTH OF THE SOLOMON ISLANDS DIVING! Dive Munda, a dive center located in Munda Solomon Islands has launched an initiative to train and certify local youth as scuba divers. Let’s find opportunity during this…

History of a Massive Colony of Blue Acropora yongei Staghorn Coral

The Solomon Islands are world famous for their abundance of coral reefs and a huge diversity of tropical fish and reef building coral species. Because of this, naturalists and reef diving enthusiasts have been visiting, diving, and documenting this corner…

Simon’s Nature Preserve is an Ark of Coral Diversity [Video]

Around this time last year we shared with you some tantalizing stories from the Solomon Islands about forests of soft corals, feeding wild corals and restarting coral farming efforts where they began in Marau Sound. But in traditional Reef Builders…

Solomon Island Corals Make a Comeback to Unique Corals

After a long absence from the reef aquarium hobby, Unique Corals has finally succeeded in landing a shipment of fresh new wild corals from the Coral Triangle. However unlike the rest of the world fighting over the trickle of corals…

Mystery Montipora from the Solomon Islands Defies Identification

One of the reasons we all love keeping, growing and collecting corals from tropical places is because they are a mystery, and their identification can be very hard to pin down. It’s precisely because of all this uncertainty that we’ve…

Revisiting Reef Life Highlights of the Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands is arguably one of the birthplaces of modern reef aquariums, especially when it comes to injecting the global reefing community with fun and exotic corals. There’s been some chatter about a new marine life pipeline being built…

Top 5 Spots You Must See Snorkeling Solomon Islands

Snorkeling Solomon Islands The Solomon Islands is a South Pacific destination surrounded by crystal blue water teeming with life. Combined with charming islands bungalows, and a uniquely different culture, the Solomon Islands is a tropical holiday destination waiting to be…