Articles in SPS Coral
Staghorn or Acropora corals are among the most important and abundant groups of reef builders. There are over 300 species of Acropora corals found throughout the world, many of them in the Indo-Pacific and three …
Common species: Heliopora Coral
Common Names: Blue coral, ridge coral
Lighting: Strong prefered. Can addapt to medium light
Aggressiveness: Will quickly encrust over anything in the aquarium if you don’t keep an eye on it.
Current: Strong prefered. Can …
Common species: D. anceps, D. coccinea, D. gracilis, D. irregularis, D. nitida, D. violacea
Common Names: Lace coral, ember coral
Lighting: Has low lighting needs.This coral is non-photosynthetic. They should be kept in dimply lit spots or …
Common species: M. alcicornis, M. complanata, M. dichotoma, M. exaesa, M. murrayi, M. nitida, M. platyphyllia, M. squarrosa, M. tenella, and others.
Common Names: Branching Fire Coral, Finger Coral, Ginger Coral
Lighting: intense light
Aggressiveness: May grow faster …
Common species: S. elegans, S. roseus, S. sanguineus and many others
Common Names: Lace Corals, Fire corals
Lighting: Dimly lit condition needed.
Aggressiveness: Coming soon
Current: Medium to strong
Hardiness: Difficult. Poor record of survival in aquarium.
Color: Pink with white …