Berghia Nudibranch Lifecycle

Berghia Nudibranchs (Aeolidiella stephanieae) spend their entire life eating aiptasia, sleeping, mating, laying egg strings, and producing more Berghia Nudibranchs, and that is it! Berghia Nudibranchs are “hermaphrodites,” which means that a single nudibranch has both male and female sexual reproductive organs on its body; however, they do require two in order to mate, and […]

Forced Fission

Forced fission is a technique that is designed to induce the natural process of longitudinal fission. Before we go into this simple technique, we need to understand natural fission. Fission is a quite common natural reproduction process in coral. It is the division of an animal into two identical clones. This natural occurrence can be […]

Preparing RODI Top Off Water

It seems to us that there is a tremendous amount of mystery and confusion surrounding the preparation of R/O DI water for the reef tank. Hopefully, this guideline will simplify the procedure and attract more hobbyists to reef keeping. If you are new to reef keeping, only RO (reverse osmosis) or DI (de-ionized) water should […]