Colt Coral

March 12, 2011 by  
Filed under All Posts, Aquariums, Corals Mini-Reef

Colt Coral - Cladiella Sp.Colt Coral
Cladiella Sp.

"Big lumpy fingers full of fluff is the best way to describe me… I just don’t know where "colt" came from!"


The Colt Coral has heavy lumpy looking “fingers” covered with fluffy polyps,

and they grow in all directions!

The Colt Coral Cladiella sp. is a popular and easy care leather coral that is readily available for the reef aquarium. It has projections resembling fingers that are round to cone-shaped, and stubby. These thick finger-like projections branch upward from a very short, pale white stalk. They will fork and grow more projections, which grow out in all directions. They have polyps that are fully retractable, yet when extended are well tufted, giving it a very fluffy appearance. All total these characteristics give a “thicker” look to their colonies… Read More

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