hard corals

Acropora secale from the author's 300-gal. reef aquarium.

Acropora Secale: The Buff Beauty

By Mike Lauderdale Acropora secale is buff. It works out. Not like a “10 minutes on the treadmill” kind of work out, either. This coral is one of the most dense that I have ever kept in my system. It is a high-energy, high-output kind Read more here…


SPS Spotlight: Mistaken Identity – Acropora Tortuosa And Its Imposters

SPS Spotlight: Mistaken Identity – Acropora tortuosa and Its Imposters By Mike Lauderdale Tortuosa are an especially interesting species of Acropora. As SPS lovers have come to know, the variety of color and growth forms in this group of corals perpetually attracts the interest of reef-aquarium hobbyists. Read more here…