Coral

April Showers Bring May Flowers: Reef Edition

April Showers Bring May Flowers: Reef Edition Despite the frequent rain and rampant pollen, Spring is finally here! Everyone knows…

4th Pillar of Reef Keeping – Chasing Coral Color & Growth

Welcome to Part 4 of this four-part series, Chasing Colors, Not Numbers, where we learn about the importance of proper…

How to use a Refractometer to Measure Salinity

A refractometer is considered by many to be a more accurate way to measure salinity. In this article we discuss…

Liquid Carbon Dosing Breakdown: Why and How to do It

At some point of keeping our aquariums we may have overheard someone from the reefing community talk about carbon dosing.…

Coral Tissue Necrosis – The Mystery of RTN and STN

Slow Tissue Necrosis (STN) and Rapid Tissue Necrosis (RTN) are two problems no reefer wants to experience with their coral.…

3rd Pillar of Reef Keeping – Chasing Coral Color & Growth

Welcome to Part 3 of this four-part series, Chasing Colors, Not Numbers, where we learn about the latest research about…

2nd Pillar of Reef Keeping – Chasing Coral Color & Growth

Ocean tides constantly flush the reef, washing away waste and bringing in nutrients, making water flow key in chasing coral…

How to Dip Coral – Don’t Risk It! Dip It!

So... Why dip? Both wild and cultured corals can carry pests and diseases. Just like fish, coral can be stressed…

How to Frag and Mount Coral

It is a great practice when replanting them, saving a dying colony, trading with others, or creating a side hustle…

Corals for Beginners: Cutting your Teeth in Reefkeeping

If you’re new to reef-keeping and considering starting your own reef tank, you’re probably wondering, "What corals should I get?…