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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 …

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Acan Coral Care Guide

Acanthastrea corals, commonly known as the Acan Coral or Acan Lords, are Large Polyp Stony corals, and one of the most beautifully colored soft coral species. They come in various shades of purple, red, green, blue, orange, brown, rust, or pale tan to pale grey. The family includes many species, which have …

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Torch coral: A large polyp stony (LPS) beginner coral

The Torch coral, Euphyllia glabrescens, is a large polyp stony coral that originates from the Indo-pacific reef regions. This LPS coral species (the torch coral), has long, flowing fleshy polyps that extend from a calcified (stony) base. In a moderate water flow, these corals look a bit like a torch, which …