Some of the Best Stony Corals for All Kinds of Reef Tanks [Video]

Today we once again visit the home tank of Evan Montgomery where we show off some of the old school corals in his display. Many of these corals have been circulating in the hobby for decades, beloved by reef hobbyists…

Acropora donei, actually a classic Oz Acro.

Ever since the coralsoftheworld.org website was updated, we spent a lot of time reviewing it and found out that few of the updated or added species made a lot of sense. There was a species that we came along all…

Moving a Huge Colony of Acropora efflorescens [Video]

Acropora efflorescens is one of our long time favorite species of Acropora in an aquarium, they have the coolest shape, awesome color, and can quickly grow to large sizes in captivity. These qualities mean that Acro Efflo frags are available…

Acropora striata, a Skinny Version of the Beloved Tenuis Acro

For many years, we’ve been intrigued by an Acropora tenuis look alike, a convincing impersonator with skinny tapering branches. This is a coral we occasionally encountered from time to time, in many different places around the Indonesian archipelago but for…

How To Grow The Most INTENSE Purple Rim Monti Cap

The purple rim Leng Sy cap is one of the most desirable and recognizable coral strains in the hobby of SPS reef keeping. Like zebra plecos and peppermint angelfish, images of the purple rim cap have been plastered on the…

Standout Acropora & SPS Corals of Palau

As a hobby that loves and appreciates live corals, all of which originate from wild coral reefs, I don’t think we are nearly in touch with what wild corals are really like. To bridge this gap we try and travel…

How to Frag SPS Corals

Sps (small polyp stony) especially Acropora, have consistently been among the hottest corals in the aquarium hobby for the last twenty years. They are most likely the easiest coral to frag; that being said, they are some of the most…

The infamous Cali Tort & Oregon Tort – classic strains of blue Acropora tortuosa

This week I would like to talk about a coral that is dear to my heart, Acropora tortuosa. I’m not sure exactly why this coral is so well loved and collected within the hobby – Is it because it occurs…

Leonardo’s Apogon Reef is online and looking fine

Leonardo’s Apogon Reef is the long awaited sequel coral aquarium from Dutch reef aquarist Leo Den Breejen. Ever since the infamous Formosa Forest aquarium we’ve been chomping at the bit to learn what Leo would do next. Leonardo’s been working…

Skimz getting into the additive business with Reefcare System SPS Coral colors

Skimz has a new line of reef aquarium additives called the Reefcare System with an easy color-coded naming convention. SPS Coral is the name of the liquid additives which will come in a Blue for Iodide, Green for Iron, Red…