How to avoid classic mistakes when installing spiders, reef stars…
Reef stars are a fantastic reef restoration tool, but they need to be used properly
What is coral restoration monitoring?
Monitoring is an important component of Reef Restoration and Reef Management activity. It’s an important skill set that our student need to master.
Drupella snail are a slow coral reef eating pest!
Part of our constant coraling and coral reef maintenance routine, is to remove Drupella snails from the reef. Drupella snails are causing a lot of damage on shallow coral reefs all over Indonesia. Regrettably, there is not a single place we travel to in Indonesia where we don’t find them. Indeed, on most of the […]
Micro-Fragmentation in Situ. A first by Ocean Gardener
Since we started planting corals over 20 years ago, and since our background is marine aquaculture, we always worked hard to imagine easy solution to mass produce corals. What is Micro-Fragmentation? The Micro-Fragmentation technique consists of breaking the corals into smaller pieces of 1 to 5 polyps, using a specialised band-saw. This stimulates the coral […]