In 2021 we partnered with Coral Restoration Foundation™ to help restore Florida’s Coral Reef. CRF™ is committed to restoring this crucial reef habitat, which has lost more than 97% of its once-dominant coral populations. CRF™ raises corals in their massive offshore coral nurseries and then rehomes them in their natural habitat. We look forward to helping Coral Restoration Foundation™ further their efforts to restore Florida’s Coral Reef – a national treasure. So far we have donate $7,600 to CRF™.
For more information on Coral Restoration Foundation™, visit their website at www.coralrestoration.org
ReefBreeders is a US ARK silver member. US ARK fights for your rights as a hobbyist and advocates for conservation through privately held repositories of species (including fish and coral aquaculture). Their mission statement:
“The United States Association of Reptile Keepers (USARK) is a science, education and conservation-based advocacy for the responsible private ownership of, and trade in reptiles and amphibians. We endorse caging standards, sound husbandry, escape prevention protocols, and an integrated approach to vital conservation issues. Our goal is to facilitate cooperation between government agencies, the scientific community, and the private sector in order to produce policy proposals that will effectively address important husbandry and conservation issues. The health of these animals, public safety and maintaining ecological integrity are our primary concerns.”
You can learn more and contribute to US ARK here: https://usark.org/ You can read more about USARK’s stance on conservation here: https://usark.org/conservation/
Ohio Fish Rescue
Ohio Fish Rescue is a non-profit organization devoted to re-homing aquatic species that have outgrown their previous aquarium. They provide housing for freshwater and saltwater fish, turtles, and amphibians in their 200,000 gallon+ facility in addition to rehoming these animals with capable caregivers. ReefBreeders has donated over $4,000 in equipment to Ohio fish rescue, including lights, pumps, and protein skimmers for several of their systems.
You can read more and support Ohio Fish Rescue on their website here: http://www.ohiofishrescue.com/index.html
We also encourage you to follow them on social media: https://www.instagram.com/ohiofishrescue/