The Giant Sun Polyp

March 14, 2012 by  
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Tweet Giant Sun PolypProtopalythoa grandis“I’m the largest button polyp out there, with a small bit of sunshine too!” The Giant Sun Polyp is the biggest Zoanthid with its large oral disc! The Giant Sun Polyp Protopalythoa grandis, is also called a Zoanthid. It is one of the very attractive button polyps. Their colors include white, […]

The Blasto Coral

January 20, 2012 by  
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Blasto CoralBlastomussa wellsi “What’s the best way to have a blast?… Consider adding a Blasto Coral to your aquarium!” The Blasto Coral is a unique coral and is popular among aquarists! The Blasto Coral is one of the Blastomussa Corals and they have many color variations. The Blasto Coral Blastomussa wellsi is actually one of […]

Moon Polyps

January 15, 2012 by  
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Moon PolypsPalythoa sp. “This is a sea mat type of button coral! They form clusters of polyps on “mats” of sand!” Moon Polyps received their name from the way their clusters of polyps appear – in the shape of half moons! The Moon Polyps Palythoa sp., are called by other names as well, including Encrusting […]

The Corky Sea Finger

December 21, 2011 by  
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Corky Sea FingerBriareum asbestinum “This coral actually gets its shape by growing on and over other Gorgoninas – which makes him more “quirky” than corky!” The Corky Sea Finger reproduces easily and is quite easy to care for – making it a great beginner coral! The Corky Sea Finger Briareum asbestinum, also goes by the […]

The Leaf Coral

December 18, 2011 by  
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Leaf CoralPavona decussata “What looks like a head of Romaine lettuce, but feels like a rock? You got it…me!” The Leaf Coral is another coral which makes a great beginner coral! The Leaf Coral Pavona decussata is attractive and has a frilled appearance. Quite like the Cactus Coral P. cactus, it has upright and flat […]

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