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Successful Coral Propagation with Micro-Fragging

Studies have shown that aquaculture can play an important role in restoring reefs and encouraging biodiversity. Most reefers are familiar with the fragmenting, or “fragging” process, in which 3 square centimeters or more are removed from live coral to be used as...

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Fiji Withdraws Rock and Coral Export Ban

In December 2017, the Fiji Ministry of Fisheries and Forests unilaterally placed a ban on the export of live rock and coral. This move shocked the aquarium industry, as the abrupt shift in legislation appeared to be unprompted and came without warning. Here, we share...

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ReefStock to Raffle AcroOptics Slope 48

To help support the tenth addition of ReefStock, a great event here in Denver, AcroOptics has donated a Slope 48 LED reef light as a raffle prize for the event. ReefStock is a phenomenal gathering of hobbyists, traders and vendors get together every year to share...

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Man Made Structures: Can They Really Reverse Reef Damage?

Global warming puts a tremendous amount of stress on coral reefs. Increased water temperatures and ocean acidification lead to a process called coral bleaching, which ultimately leads to coral death. Luckily, new technologies now allow scientists to keep a close eye...

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An Introduction to Deep Water Coral

Deep water coral and their impact on our global bionetwork have only recently been studied, so naturally, we don’t quite know as much about them as we do their shallow water-dwelling brethren. They come from a world of darkness located thousands of feet below the...

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