Okinawa, Japan is known for its great diving and lush coral reefs. There were tons of corals and fish, but I was surprised to see a huge field of Acropora that was all maricultured. It felt like I was diving in an incredible frag tank.
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This video above is from my friend Nathan’s tank, which is a custom-built 200-gallon (760-L) that is 72″ long and 30″ wide. (180 x 75 cm).
This past year, I rediscovered how great an army of Astraea snails are. It didn’t even take a week for them to do serious work on the algae. One system that seemed like a lost cause because of the algae completely recovered.
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