The use of antibiotics to treat corals, even prophylactically when they appear healthy, is on the rise. CORAL Field Editor Vincent Chalias warns that this practice masks underlying problems in the coral trade, and runs the risk of perpetuating this problems, or even making things worse.
Everyone loves adding a new coral, but no one loves its unwelcome “hitchhikers”, which are often invisible to the naked eye and can spread to other corals. So how do we prevent that from happening? Meet DipX, from Red Sea.