When it comes to choosing stony corals there are a lot of choices…   Personally I always recommend LPS corals over SPS corals, especially to newbies. Here’s why I’m so fond of them:   LPS are so diverse and easier to please compared to SPS corals which are way more demanding in terms of care […]

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Which coral to keep??? Stony corals can be very particular about water quality, lighting and water movement, if you want to get into the challenging world of stony corals LPS corals are the logical first choice… As I have said previously if  you are new to coral keeping I really advise you to start with […]

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A lot of my clients and readers have been having trouble with SPS corals lately, so I thought I would blog about what it really takes to keep these most-prized reef tank inhabitants thriving… Why are SPS corals considered so demanding to keep? SPS corals naturally grow in areas of the ocean like exposed reef […]

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Reef aquariums, which by definition are saltwater aquariums with the focus on colourful corals and other invertebrates rather than fish, have been steadily gaining in popularity in the last few decades. Its not hard to see why, they look amazing! Mini-reefs are a bad idea for inexperienced beginners! Many aquarium stores now sell ready-to-go mini […]

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Hey fellow saltwater aquarium fans! Yes its true coral keeping can be challenging, but once you get those babies thriving your aquarium will look magnificent and you will be the envy of all your friends. If you focus on 4 major parameters and get them optimised for your coral you give yourself the best chance […]

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