Why Are Zoanthids Dying in My Reef Tank?

Why Are Zoanthids Dying in My Reef Tank?

For newbies to reef-keeping, Zoanthids, or Zoas, are some of the easiest, hardiest and most interesting creatures to have. But, sometimes their polyps seem to stay closed and there are a plethora of things that can cause them to appear as if they’re dying. So, if you’re wondering why your Zoa is dyinig, understand what … Read more

Why Is My Kenya Tree Coral Not Opening in My Reef Tank?

Why Is My Kenya Tree Coral Not Opening

Kenya tree corals are a strong and hardy species of soft coral.  They don’t need a bunch of finicky care, super pure water, or specialized lighting, like other types of corals.  They’re very forgiving and easy to care for, which makes them desirable for beginners.  But, they can become something of an invasive pest.  This … Read more

Frogspawn Coral and Hammer Coral – Differences Between These Corals

Frogspawn Coral and Hammer Coral - Differences Between These Corals

Hammer coral and Frogspawn coral are both types of LPS, which means that they are both large polyp stony coral. However, they have different appearances and come from different regions. Keep reading to learn more about these two types of corals! Hammer corals originate from the Australian region and are characterized by their green and … Read more

Why Is My Birds Nest Coral Turning White?

Why Is My Birdsnest Coral Turning White?

A favorite of aquarium enthusiasts worldwide, the bright colors and interesting shapes of Birds Nest Coral make the flora a popular choice for many aquatic displays – but like all living organisms, Birds Nest coral does present its own unique challenges, and can be temperamental in regard to certain conditions in its environment – or … Read more

Aussie Gold Torch Care – Is It Easy to Keep? What Is the Survival Rate?

Aussie Gold Torch Care - Is It Easy to Keep? What Is the Survival Rate?

Aussie Gold Torches are a type of coral from the Euphyllia genus.  Often yellow, gold, or orange with violet tips, they have long tentacles stretching between two to four inches.  They’re beautiful, mysterious, and can prove to be a fantastic addition to any saltwater tank. But, like with many other sea creatures, Aussie Gold Torches … Read more

Bubble Tip Anemone: Acclimation and Adding the Anemone to Your Tank

How to acclimate bubble tip anemone?

Bubble Tip Anemones are amazing flower-like sea creatures with vibrant colors, gorgeous tentacles and an unusual appearance. So, it’s no wonder why people want to add one to their home reef tank. They make a great accompaniment and provide hours of visual wonder. But anemones are for more experienced aquarists than newcomers to the hobby. … Read more

Preventing and Removing Aiptasia from a Reef Tank

Preventing and Removing Aiptasia from a Reef Tank

It takes time, money, and effort to maintain a reef tank, and most saltwater tank owners take great pride in their work. But, what happens when you take a look one day and discover something you definitely don’t want in there? Aiptasia. Aiptasia reproduces fast and can be devastating for a reef tank, but don’t … Read more