Posts Tagged aquacultured-corals

Reef Gardening – Look At This!

We’ve talked on this website about helping the wild reefs by growing corals from cuttings (“fragging”).

Most of us including me do one or two as and when. But this amateur reef keeper has really taken it on board. Click below:

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Coral Propagation – Why Don’t You Give It A Try

A lot of people especially those who are new to the aquarium hobby are a bit sceptical when it comes to coral propagation.

And I have to be truthful here – it really is not that hard.

The biggest aspect which you need to be sure of before committing to doing some coral propagation of you own is that the water parameters in your aquarium need to be excellent.

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Reef Gardening – Coral Propagation

A reef aquarium is a delight. Hard or soft corals healthy and growing. Fish cruising about, in and out of the rocks, hoping to find something edible. Beautiful coralline algae growing on rocks and on the rear glass. Tiny life forms going about their business. Just as on the wild reef. Except this is a captive reef, assisted and maintained by an aquarist and supported by nature.

The aquarist is proud of the creation, and rightly so. He/she has expended a lot of time on research, and money on equipment and livestock. Time is also spent on maintenance, such as cleaning the glass of unwanted algae, ensuring the reef structure is safe, and checking and removing unwanted items from the sand and/or rocks. Seawater parameters are maintained, with additives where necessary.

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