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Most of the pages included in our site are included on this page.
They are listed under category headings as follows.
Simply click on the topic category you are interested in learning more about.


Marine Livestock Product Information

Marine Livestock Ordering Information

Corals Directory

Articles and Special Presentations

Reference and Miscellaneous
Marine Livestock Product Information

There are several pages pertaining to our live rock and corals. This category consists of an overview of live rock, photos, pricing, a live rock FAQ, customer feedback comments page, and a photo gallery comparison page which shows the different live rock shapes and characteristics. There is also information about corals, with printable lists available, as well as a corals indentification section for reference.


LIVEROCK OVERVIEW
A brief introduction of live rock for marine aquariums, describing some of the differences in various live rock types, plus some advice for caring for live rock


CURING LIVE ROCK
The basics, plus a little beyond, are described here to ensure that you know how to care for your live rock once you get it home


LIVE ROCK PHOTOS & PRICING
Photos of our live rock are shown here, as well as ordering information


CORALS INFORMATION
Describes how you can order corals directly from Indonesia, Bali, Fiji, and other places of origin by the box-lot. Provides information on our ordering process, as well as links to the lists of types of corals available.


ACROPORA SALE
Information on how to obtain "World Class" acropora,
both cultured and wild.


NANO CORALS
Information on how to obtain aquacultured Nano corals


CORAL LIST CENTRAL
A corals list directory with various coral sources and availabilities


FISH LIST CENTRAL
A fish list directory with various fish and invertebrate sources and availabilities


Additional Information ...

CUSTOMER PHOTOS
Photos of live rock and corals taken by our customers


CUSTOMER COMMENTS
Some of our customer feedback is shared on this page for your reference.


LIVE ROCK FAQ
An assortment of common questions are answered



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Marine Livestock Ordering Information

We like our customers to be educated about the ordering process, so we've tried out best to give as much information as we can without boring you to tears! In this category, you can find out how our products are shipped, what happens after you place your order, and what you can expect when your order is on its way to you. There is also a little background information about us, an ordering information and shipping estimates page, a shopping cart for ordering live rock on-line, as well as other information.


SHIPPING INFORMATION
Describes what you can expect when you have a shipment on the way to you, with an overview of the entire shipping process.


ORDERING LIVE ROCK
Pricing and ordering capability with secure shopping cart are presented on this page


ACROPORA & SPS Corals Lists
Lists of all the currently available types of cultured acropora and SPS


ORDERING ACROPORA
Pricing and ordering capability with secure shopping cart are presented on this page


ORDERING INFORMATION
Information page for ordering which also includes links to shipping information pages, our company information, contact information, etc.


SHIPPING DESTINATIONS
A list of some of the available shipping destinations


ABOUT US
A brief overview of our company history and values


CUSTOMER SERVICE CORNER


TRACKING YOUR SHIPMENT
Airline website links, as well as some information on how to pick up your shipment


ROCK WEIGHTS
This page describes methods used by the airlines to arrive at the shipping weights and why there are often differences between the actual weight of a shipment and the chargeable weight on airline paperwork.



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Articles and Special Presentations

These pages are from our little "bookshelf" of articles ... from how to acclimate saltwater fish, to learning more about how the tropical fish industry works. Our Cultural Page takes you to websites where you can learn more about the places where reefs are found. And, you can also find some interesting photo pages.


Articles

ACCLIMATING CORALS
Proper handling of corals introducted into your marine aquarium is discussed


ACCLIMATING YOUR FISH AT HOME
What to do once you get your fish home from your local fish store


ADDITIVES
Some advice on additives and trace elements


AQUASCAPES
Design ideas for arranging live rock


BEWARE: PHOTO PIRATES
Points out that some Internet sites selling aquarium livestock may be using other companies' images.


CITES PERMITS
Discusses CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) permits


CLARIONS AND LEOPARDS - Leave it in the Sea
Why endangered fish should not be collected and how reef hobbyists can help by lessening the demand and by realizing that it is our responsibility to research animals before we attempt to keep them.


$15.00 A BOX
Questions the practices that are used in the handling of saltwater fish during transit and why it's important to acclimate your fish slowly.


FISH STAMPS
Features postage stamps with fish


FREE INVERTEBRATE FOOD
How to use organics found in your
system to feed your corals


FREE SHIPPING?
This article points out that there is more to purchasing live rock than free shipping.


HOT WATER
How hot water may save your day.


HYPER-SALINITY
The value of hyper-saline bath treatments is questioned.


MAKING A WATER FILTER
Learn how to construct an effective water filter in order to make filtered water for your aquarium.


MARINE MAMMALS -
AIN’T NO BOX BIG ENOUGH!

Article on marine mammals and how understanding natural marine environments helps one to be a better marine aquarist. Includes photos of marine mammals.


QUARANTINE TANKS
Explains the importance of a quarantine tank


RECEIVING TRANSHIP CORALS
A guide for handling newly-arrived corals


SALINITY
Salinity levels for the marine aquarium are discussed


TEMPERATURES
Temperatures of the marine aquarium is discussed


WHAT IS BOAT ROCK?
You may have heard this term around and wondered what it meant. This article shines some light on some of the transport practices used in bringing live rock from Pacific islands to the mainland.


HOW TO SPOT A SPOOF



Special Presentations

POLYPS
Features information and photos of polyps


LEATHERS and SOFT CORALS
Features information and photos of leathers and soft corals


MUSHROOMS
Features information and photos of mushrooms


FIJI ACROPORA PHOTOS


TONGA CORAL PHOTOS


CULTURAL INFORMATION
Lots of interesting information on this page if you are interested in learning more about the culture, history, geology, location, and natural history of the countries that export live rock and corals.


VANUATU
Photos of some gorgeous acropora and fish from Vanuatu


RECOMMENDED READING
A few long-standing marine aquarium books are featured


EARTH PAGE
Resourceful and educational links pertaining to our planet, with tips on how to be a more earth-friendly citizen


THE THREAD
An online "play" with lots of information about keeping live rock.



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Reference and Miscellaneous

These pages are full of resources if you are interested in finding out more about natural reef systems, oceanography, marine ecology, geography of the South Pacific and Indo-Pacific, and more!


CORAL PHOTOS & IDENTIFICATION PAGES


MAPS AND INFORMATION SOUTH PACIFIC AND INDO-PACIFIC


INFORMATIVE LINKS


WHERE IZZAT FISH ’N’ CORAL FROM?


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Corals Directory

We have many coral lists within our website and a variety of coral pages.
For ordering corals, this directory can help you fine tune your search more quickly for coral ordering information.
Once you have found what you are looking for, please read the information given on the referring page for additional details.
To compare coral lists, you may use either this directory or our Corals List Central page (see link at top) to jump from list to list.
Hand-collected Hard & Soft Corals

Bali Wild & Cultured
Bali-DNR
wild corals: mushrooms, soft corals, hard corals
cultured corals: acropora, montipora, hard corals
cultured nano: acropora, capnella, montipora


Banda Corals
mushrooms, soft corals, polyps & sponges, hard corals, cultured acropora

Fiji Corals
hard corals, soft corals & polyps, large & extra large corals, some photos

Timor Corals
hard corals, polyps, mushrooms, soft corals, sponges & fans, invertebrates

WYSIWYG
"what you see is what you get"

Australian Corals List
acropora, blastomussa, chalice, scolymia, acanthastrea, assorted hard & soft corals
Box-lot Specials - Assorted Boxes

Bali Corals
mixed acropora (shallow & deep water); montipora; mixed SPS; soft corals; euphyllia; mushrooms; zooanthids; nano acro; cultured SPS; LPS

Timor Corals
assorted hard corals, soft corals, LPS, mushrooms, polyps

Colored Mushrooms
full wild colonies, brilliantly colored

Viet Nam Fancy Zoos, Soft Corals, Combo Rocks
rare, premium & limited ultra grade zooanthids, Grade-A soft corals, mushrooms

Viet Nam Mushrooms, Polyps, Soft Corals
boxes of assorted mushrooms, or zooanthids, or mixed soft corals

Nano Corals - Aqua-cultured
Fiji - nano acropora, hard corals, soft corals (assorted, or all acros)
Kupang - assorted nano acropora
Bali - nano acropora & SPS, (make selections from list)
Acropora

Acropora & SPS Corals Lists
Information on acropora from Bali, Jakarta, Fiji, Timor, and Kupang.
Wild and cultured acropora are available.


Bali - Cultured
acropora, montipora, SPS, nano

Box-lot Specials
Bali mixed acropora - shallow & deep water types
Photo Pages

Bali Acropora Photos

Fiji Acropora Photos

Customer Photos