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Favia coral care guide

The Favia Coral is a hardy and inexpensive coral that is suitable for beginners and attractive enough and tolerant enough to warrant space in an advanced reef keeper’s tank, too. They are part of the well-known “Brain Coral’ family. Let’s dive a bit deeper into the ins and outs of …

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Pulsing Xenia Coral Care: Xenia Elongata

The pulsing xenia coral is a popular, fast-growing, easy to frag soft corals species. This easy to care for coral gets its name because of the rhythmic pulsing action of the coral polyps that look like a hand opening and closing. This activity, which is relatively uncommon among the sessile invertebrates …

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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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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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Plate coral care guide

The Fungia Plate coral is an excellent choice for just about any reef tank. They are easy to care for, and there are lots of varieties to choose from. Let’s see why these corals are so great and if they are right for your saltwater aquarium. Interesting behavior: Plate corals …