Featured Coral: Joe’s Tye Dye Acan

Joe’s Tye Dye Acan Joey Nichole’s always has beautiful corals for sale at fair prices and this Acan is no exception.  Joey calls this beauty his Tye Dye Acan. Husbandry: In the reef aquarium, Acanthastrea corals are typically very hardy and fast growing.  They are some of the most ideal corals for fragging with a quality frag saw.  Like many aquarists, coral farmers and coral importers, Joey uses the Gryphon Aquasaw to cut through the hard skeletons of these corals.  These corals will do well in a variety of lighting conditions but it’s best to keep them in lower in the aquarium if your lighting is more intense or you are acclimating them to the aquarium environment for the 1st time. Acanthastrea Lordhowensis Traits Acanthastrea generally

Combo Joe’s Retina Blaster & Fukushima Acan

Combo Joe’s Retina Blaster and Fukushima Acan This weeks Featured Coral of the Week comes to us from one of our sponsors, Joe Knows Reefs. As featured above, Combo Joe’s Retina Blaster and Fukushima Acan give a visually appealing display involving every color of the rainbow.  Speaking about this stunning Australian Acanthastrea, Joey Nichols tells us that it has been in his grow out system for about 6-7 months thriving best under conditions of low water flow and low to moderate lighting conditions. In the reef aquarium, Acanthastrea corals are very hardy and fast growing.  They are some of the most ideal corals for fragging with a quality frag saw.  Like many aquarists, coral farmers and coral importers, Joey uses the Gryphon Aquasaw to cut through the

Spiral Grafting

My most recent spiral graft is part art project, part science experiment, and involves a genus that I have had great success with in the past, Acanthastrea. I used two corals that originally came from the same mother colony; over the span of two years, one line of...
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