Palm Tree Polyps

December 13, 2011 by  
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Tweet Palm Tree PolypsClavularia Sp. “How about a grove of palm trees in your reef aquarium? This beauty can do just that!” The Palm Tree Polyps are an easy to care for and beautiful coral! The Palm Tree Polyps C. viridis is named after the way it looks – like a palm tree! Actually, its […]

The Idaho Grape Montipora

December 6, 2011 by  
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Idaho Grape MontiporaMontipora undata “Can you guess what I am and where I’m from? I’m purple, but I am NOT a grape, and I’m NOT from Idaho!” The Idaho Grape Montipora is a popular, very wanted, and expensive coral! The Idaho Grape Montipora Montipora undata is an SPS (small polyp stony). It has beautiful colors […]

Organ Pipe Coral

November 27, 2011 by  
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Organ Pipe CoralTubipora musica “Want a little music in your reef tank? Check out the awesome ‘red pipes’ on this Pipe Organ Coral!” The Organ Pipe Coral actually resembles and organ with its unique red calcite tubes! The Organ Pipe Coral Tubipora musica is not a stony coral, but a unique soft coral. Similar to […]

The Velvet Finger Montipora

November 20, 2011 by  
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Velvet Finger MontiporaMontipora digitata “Velvet, rich and luzurious. Want to indulge yourself with the most visually decadent texture?… Well, that’s me!” The Velvet Finger Montipora is a favorite coral for beginning reef keepers due to its ease of care! This coral, the Velvet Finger Montipora Montipora digitata is fuzzy and smooth on its surface, with […]

The Fleshy Sea Pen Soft Coral

November 9, 2011 by  
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Fleshy Sea Pen Ptilosarcus gurneyi"What looks like an antique quill pen but lives in the ocean? That’s right, ME!" The Fleshy Sea Pen is very delicate, making it one of the most interesting corals! The Fleshy Sea Pen Ptilosarcus gurneyi is not a stony coral, but a soft coral. It is one of the Octocorals […]

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