Organ Pipe Coral
“Want a little music in your reef tank? Check out the awesome ‘red pipes’ on this Pipe Organ Coral!”
The Organ Pipe Coral actually resembles and organ with its unique red calcite tubes!
The Organ Pipe Coral Tubipora musica is not a stony coral, but a unique soft coral. Similar to the Green Star Polyps Pachyclavularia violacea, this coral has mat polyps and is a member of the Tubiporidae Family. Only one other type of the Octocorals has an external skeleton that calcifies like the Organ Pipe Coral, and that is the Blue Coral or Blue Fire Coral Heliopora coerulea. They both have actual colorful skeletons – red and blue!… Read More
Velvet Finger Montipora
“Velvet, rich and luzurious. Want to indulge yourself with the most visually decadent texture?… Well, that’s me!”
The Velvet Finger Montipora is a favorite coral for beginning reef keepers due to its
ease of care!
This coral, the Velvet Finger Montipora Montipora digitata is fuzzy and smooth on its surface, with small and uniform polyps. These polyps are fuzzy on this species, as well as many other species. They are called ‘velvet’ simply because they are one of the large Montipora corals – several of them are traditionally called ‘velvet’. This coral is also called the Velvet Branch Coral and the Velvet Coral… Read More
Mini Reef Aquarium Guide
"Reef aquarium setup. How to set up any reef, large reef tanks to Nano reef tanks, Pico and MIcro reefs too!"
Mini Reef Aquariums can be as small or large as you want – from only a few gallons to
hundreds of gallons!
A mini reef is an aquarium set up in one’s home that keeps corals, invertebrates, and fish from the ocean that are allowed to be kept as pets. They can make for a very lively and entertaining centerpiece in your home! There is even rock used in reef aquariums called “live rock” due to all the little organisms that live and grow on it!
Actual reef aquariums differ from the a regular saltwater aquarium because they have actual corals, invertebrates and anemones rather than just fish with fake decorations in the tank… Read More!