Information about coral disease
s such as bacterial, white pox, band and rapid wasting disease, coral bleaching, shedding and other issues that pertain to the health of corals both in nature and in reef aquariums.
Coral Competition - Turf Wars in hard and soft Coral Reef Tanks. Corals on the reef compete for space. So do the corals in your aquarium. Here is how it works and what you can do about it.
Have you noticed that the corals in your reef tank are dying off? The Rust Brown Flatworm or the Acropora-Eating Flatworm may be the cause of your problems.
High nitrate is harmful to corals and other invertebrates in reef aquariums. Here are some of the best nitrate absorbing or removal products on the market that can help reduce this troublesome element in reef tanks.
The accumulation of phosphate (PO4) in a reef aquarium effects the growth and health of corals. Here are some of the best products that are recommended for removing this harmful element in reef tanks.
From changes in ocean currents and temperatures, to sedimentation and pollution, the impact of these and other natural occuring events in nature that are suspected of causing coral bleaching on reefs around the world are those that effect reef tank corals. If you are having trouble with coral bleaching, take time to evaluate what situations arise in nature that can be considered plausible causes of why this is happening to your corals. Once diagnosed, you can then take steps to fix the problem.
All Sarcophyton species leather corals periodically slough off a thin layer of tissue from their surface. Find out why they do this, and the view step-by-step coral shedding process pictures shown here.
What causes corals to fade and change color? Find out why it's primarily about light, and how this occurs.