In Part 3 of Ryan's sit down with Joe Caparatta, Joe shares his experience with coral farming to help answer questions like, what's the best way to make a colony grow 5 times faster? What's the "bank of ion?" How do we apply K.I.S.S? All of these questions and so many more answered right here in today's discussion. No matter the experience level, the techniques developed in coral farming can provide hobbyists with improved methods for coral care.

Joe Caparatta is an esteemed member of the aquarium community and has been professionally involved with aquariums for 35 years, having started his journey at the age of 13 when he began working in a fish store after school. His dedication to the field is evident, as he hasn't stopped working in the sector since. 

Joe owns Manhattan Aquariums, an LFS located in New York. He upholds high standards for installation and maintenance. In addition to his physical store, he owns which specializes in the sale of captive cultured corals grown in their state-of-the-art coral farms. Furthermore, Joe holds a position as the U.S. distributor for several notable brands, including Panta Rhei, Pax Bellum, and Triton as well as a partnership with Marco Rocks.

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