Green Star Polyps

May 14, 2011 by  
Filed under All Posts, Aquariums, Corals Mini-Reef

Green Star Polyps - Pachyclavularia violaceaGreen Star Polyps
Pachyclavularia violacea

"I’m a star! So what makes me a star? Hint: my beautiful starburst polyps!"


An extremely soft and durable soft coral, Green Star Polyps make wonderful beginner corals!

The Green Star Polyps – Pachyclavularia violacea is a beautiful and robust coral. It’s tentacles can range anywhere from green, yellow or light green, and it’s mat is red or purple. There are a total of 8 tentacles, which are long, smooth, and thin – which is in contrast to other encrusting gorgonians that have feathery tentacles. The tentacles protect it’s mouth, which is in the center of the coral and is yet even another color… Read More

More about the Green Star Polyps!


One Response to “Green Star Polyps”

  1. richard yk goh on July 7th, 2011 7:31 am

    This is nice article on polyps which are essentially good decorators for aquascaping purposes. I like the fact that the green start polyps are easy to care for and require not much maintenance work. Atter I read this article, I think I am going to get one of these from the fish shop. Sure a good to have item for new aquarium hobbyist. Cheers!

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