How To Dry Coral

How To Dry Coral

Finding coral on the beach is always exciting. Whether you’re visiting the beach on a vacation or live nearby, you’ll more than likely want to display your newfound coral in your home. But how can you safely preserve it? T​o dry coral, all you need to do is place it outside in the sun. While […]

Crushed Coral – Everything You Need To Know

Crushed Coral

Crushed coral used to be one of the most important tools in a fishkeeper’s arsenal. While it has been replaced by other products on the market, a lot of people still swear by crushed coral, and this isn’t a surprise, really. It is affordable, and it can really help with overall tank conditions. On this […]

Does Touching Coral Kill It

Does Touching Coral Kill It

Introduction Have you ever heard that you should not touch a coral? If so, you might be wondering whether this is harmful to the coral, to you, or both. We are going to find out. Touching coral can kill it in many cases, and it is not advisable to touch corals when you do not […]

How to put Corals in Tank

How to put Corals in Tank

Introduction Are you thinking of setting up a saltwater aquarium and feeling excited by the idea of adding some corals to it? If so, you aren’t alone, but you need to know how to successfully add these beautiful creatures to your new tank. Corals need to be gradually acclimatized to the conditions they are going […]

Do Corals Have Brains

Do Corals Have Brains

Introduction If you have corals in your aquarium or if you are fascinated by these amazing ocean structures, you might be wondering how clever they are. Do they have brains, and can they think the way that people can? Corals are relatively simple organisms and they do not have brains. They do have a nervous […]

Do Corals Produce Oxygen

Do Corals Produce Oxygen

Introduction Coral reefs are complex things that few people really understand, and if you have ever heard that they produce oxygen, you might be puzzled. After all, corals are animals, and most animals use oxygen and produce CO2. How do corals differ? Amazingly, coral reefs produce an enormous amount of the world’s oxygen, and they […]

Do Corals Move?

Do Corals Move

Introduction Understanding your corals if you have a saltwater aquarium is a fascinating and ongoing process that confuses many individuals. Corals are strange and unique organisms, and if you’ve ever wondered whether your corals can move, you aren’t alone. Technically speaking, corals are not capable of movement, although they will sway with the currents of […]

How Do Corals Eat?

How Do Corals Eat

Introduction Have you ever wondered how corals eat and take in nutrients? A lot of people don’t realize that corals are animals, and they need to feed just like other animals do – so how does this happen? Corals eat by taking in microorganisms and through a relationship with a special kind of algae. The […]

How Does Coral Bleaching Occur?

How Does Coral Bleaching Occur

Corals are marine vertebrates that reside in closely compacted colonies in the ocean. They attach themselves to the ocean floor, just as plants attach themselves to the soil, and are usually beautiful to look at. A significant cause for concern is coral bleaching, but just exactly how does this happen? Coral bleaching occurs when a […]

How Do Corals Reproduce?

How Do Corals Reproduce

Coral reefs are fascinating colonies that are made up of thousands and thousands of tiny individual corals known as polyps. These invertebrate marine animals have a hard exoskeleton made of calcium carbonate and are beautiful to observe. But how do these animals reproduce? Coral reefs can reproduce both sexually and asexually. Coral reefs reproduce through […]