Devil’s Hand Coral

July 9, 2011 by  
Filed under All Posts, Aquariums, Corals Mini-Reef

Devil's Hand Coral - Lobophytum Sp.Devil’s Hand Coral
Lobophytum Sp.

"Oh my gosh, even in the ocean the devil has a hand!

The Devil’s Finger Coral allows an aquarium to have a beautiful and colorful display!

In general, the Devil’s Finger Coral Lobophytum sp. is a relatively easy to care for and to reproduce. They have a large variance in the shapes and colors that are produced and this genus can make a great challenge for advanced aquarists to breed for the variations.

This coral can be brittle when held, so you will want to be careful when handling it. Their outside is fleshy feeling with many projections. Their colonies that form are low and encrusting and can be either erect or bowl-shaped. In the wild they can grow to over 1 meter or 3 feet in diameter… Read More

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