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 Montipora Coral Care Guide


Are you ready to dive into some SPS (small polyp stony) corals, but are unsure where to start? If so, you have come to the right place, as montipora (monti) corals are arguably the second most SPS coral after acropora.  But, as you probably have heard, acropora corals are fairly challenging, which is where the … Read more

Do You Need To Feed Montipora?


Whether corals need to be fed is often a controversial topic, as every reef setup is different. However, there is strong evidence that when done properly, feeding corals does promote good growth, coloration, and overall health. So this may make you wonder, do you need to feed montipora? What Does Montipora Eat? Photosynthetic corals like … Read more

Do Angelfish Eat Montipora?


Ok, so you have your epic SPS (small polyp stony) display ready with an awesome montipora (monti) garden, and now you are ready to add some fish to complete that mini-ocean look.  Angelfish are one of the most popular aquarium fish because of their dazzling array of colors and patterns, however, they are not the … Read more

How Much Light Does Montipora Need?


Montipora (Montis) corals are one of the easiest small polyp stony (SPS) corals to add to your aquarium. If you have successfully kept large polyp stony (LPS) and soft corals, now is the time to take your coral husbandry to the next level! As montis come in a variety of colors and growth patterns, there … Read more

How Long Can Montipora Be Out Of Water?


Montipora (montis) corals are a popular SPS (small polyp stony) coral that can be found at all depths of coral reefs. Some are found in deep coral reefs below 33 feet, while some are known to dominate shallow reefs, therefore, during tidal changes, they are forced to spend some time out of water. In aquariums … Read more