Achieving maximum polyp expansion is super desirable for coral keepers everywhere.   Nice skeleton colors are not enough we want to see those tentacles waving too! Softies and LPS corals of course are the easiest corals to achieve optimal polyp expansion if those corals are healthy with appropriate lighting, stable and high quality water- you’re […]

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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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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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