Green Slimer Coral Care: Growth, Placement, Lighting, & Water Flow


Do you want to try growing some epic acropora (acro) corals, but you don’t know where to start… Stop what you are doing, and check out the Bali Green Slimer coral! The Bali Green Slimer coral (Acropora yongei) is a unique-looking staghorn acropora coral and an all-time favorite with reef hobbyists for more than 20 … Read more

The Ultimate Acropora Coral Care Guide


Are you looking to create an epic SPS tank, but are wondering how you should care for Acropora corals? If so, you have come to the right place, as in today’s article I will cover everything you need to know about Acropora coral care, including some great Acros to get you started creating that mini-ocean … Read more

How To Properly Acclimate Your New Acropora


When your Acropora coral frag arrives, it is a very exciting time, and often, reef hobbyists forget to acclimate their coral, which causes many headaches down the line.  Do You Need To Acclimate Acropora? While many reef hobbyists will dive straight in and place a new coral frag into a reef tank, it is strongly … Read more

Feeding Acropora: Why & How You Should Do It


Did you know, in the wild, around 99% of Acropora (Acro) corals die within the first year? You may be wondering why? Simply, because the conditions in the wild are challenging, therefore, corals have to learn to adapt, and with increases in climate change, declining water quality, overfishing, pollution, and increasing coastal development, the ocean … Read more

Can Acropora Touch Each Other?


When corals start to grow in a confined area such as a reef tank, life can start to become crowded. While some corals can touch, others can’t, often resulting in chemical warfare.  In the wild, corals naturally grow over each other, Acropora (Acros) being one of them. If you have ever been snorkeling or diving … Read more

Why Is My Acropora Turning White?


Acropora (Acro) corals are likely to originate from different conditions than those in your aquarium. Even if you have bought your Acro frag from a local hobbyist/local fish store (LFS) that has successfully aquacultured Acropora corals, it is very unlikely they have the exact water quality, lighting, and water flow conditions as you.  While some … Read more