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Creating a 'living shoreline' with Reef Balls

Dec 09, 2016 · Mattei hit upon the idea of Reef Balls, which got their start in Florida to protect coral. The are made with a special cement formula that resists erosion and heavy enough to withstand hurricanes.

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What is a Reef Ball? - Reef Ball Foundation

a reef ball is a designed artificial reef module which mimics the structure and function of a natural reef... ...made with special concrete additives Reef Ball concrete, with a pH similar to sea water, assures compatibility with marine environments and enhances its attractiveness to colonizing organisms. Hollow interior spaces provide ideal habitat and shelter for a variety of species.

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Living seawall installed in Sarasota Bay - News - Sarasota

Oct 18, 2018 · Instead of a traditional seawall’s flat concrete construction, the living seawall will form a series of underwater structures — with crevices called reef balls — to mimic coral reef to ...

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Cement Balls Reef - Video Results

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Bio balls...a thing of the past? | REEF2REEF Saltwater and

Sep 11, 2020 · Plastic bio balls used in what was termed a “wet/dry “ sump, where they weren’t submerged but tank water trickled through them harbored aerobic bacteria that would break down your nitrite to nitrate. Hence, wet/dry filters started to be termed “nitrate factories “, once reef tanks came around.

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FAQ - Nearshore Reefing - Artificial Reef Program - TPWD

The Vancouver reef site was created more than 30 years ago and includes a 440-foot WWII Liberty Ship. The reef site is 160 acres in size and located nine nautical miles from the Freeport jetties in 60 feet of water. Our permit allows reef creation with a nearly 30-foot profile. A permanent buoy, maintained by the Program, marks the site.

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FPL deploys artificial reef ball project to stop beach

Jul 13, 2020 · Concrete reef balls attached to concrete mats by stainless steel cables are being placed in 8-10 feet of water by a crew from Beyel Brothers Crane & Rigging. Support quality local journalism like ...

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Tilghman Manmade Reef Doubles in Size | Chesapeak

Jun 20, 2017 · June 20, 2017. On Wednesday, a team from at least seven different organizations came together to drop 140 concrete balls into the water off Tilghman Island. The giant, bowling ball-looking structures are called “reef balls”, and they’re being used to build up …

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Reef Ball Foundation: Getting Grants For Your Project

The Reef Ball Foundation, working closely with concrete experts, has developed a typical mix design suitable to create artificial reef modules in complex molds with a minimal pH and to enhance the settlement and growth of typical marine species such as hard corals.

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Reef Innovations - Worldwide contractor for designed reef

Reef Innovations is the Worldwide Contractor for Reef Balls. We do much more than build Reef Balls. This site highlights our products, services and resources. We can provide a few Reef Balls to homeowners, or full scale turn key operations for government agencies or non-governmental organizations. We build large projects on site.

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