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Cabbage Leather Coral Care and Placement

Sinularia dura, also known as the Cabbage Leather Coral, is a hardy soft coral that gets its common name because it grows on short stalks, close to the rock, with large fleshy lobes that are shaped somewhat like the leaves of a plant, like cabbage. The color is generally between pink and …

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Ricordea

The Ricordea, or flower mushroom coral, is a very popular mushroom anemone (coral) among saltwater aquarium enthusiasts because they are relatively easy to keep and have some amazing coloration. In nature, they are primarily found on the rock structure with areas of shallow and medium depth reefs. They are also …

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Toadstool Leather Coral Care

Introduction to caring for the Toadstool Leather Coral The toadstool coral is a perfect beginner coral for the saltwater aquarium. They are saltwater reef soft coral and require the conditions typical for success with just about any reef tank. Toadstool leather corals are often sold as different varieties, based on their …

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Red Slime Algae Cyanobacteria

Red Slime Algae is the common name for an aquarium troublemaker otherwise known as red cyanobacteria. Since the term cyanobacteria sound like either a bizarre Crayola Crayon color or the bacterial strain in a Michael Crichton novel (how’s that for a dated reference), the more popular term red slime algae tend …