Category Archives: Corals

Zeolites and bacteria – Experiences with the Zeovit Method – Part 1

This article wants to expose experiences obtained with a maintenance method for hard corals with small polyps (SPS, small polyped stony corals), composed by four distinct compounds: a mixture of zeolite, a bacterial culture, a nutritional solution for the latter and a permanent employment of a high quality active carbon. The objective of this method […]

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Experiences with the hard corals of the genus Euphyllia – Part 2

Euphyllia divisa and Euphyllia paradivisa Natural environment: Both the two species are widespread in the Indo-Pacific. Probably, they occupy the same area of E. anchora and E. paraanchora. Given the quite remarkable similarity between the skeletons of these two species, which in the past often led to exchanges of identification, it is not possible to define with certainty […]

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Experiences with the hard corals of the genus Euphyllia – Part 1

The corals of the genus Euphyllia (Dana, 1846) are part of the most beautiful large polyp hard ones. Within Europe, on the specialized market of aquariology only few colonies are available. Such a limited availability depends on the bans on importing hard corals of the genera Euphyllia, Trachyphyllia, Catalaphyllia, Plerogyra, Blastomussa, Scolymia and Cynaria from […]

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