The Knobby False Coral

October 19, 2011 by  
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Tweet Knobby False Coral "What’s with this ‘knobby’ stuff? Don’t you think they should name me for my best attributes? After all I am the most colorful mushroom coral in the world!" The Knobby False Coral can be expensive due to its brilliant colors! The Knobby False Coral is another coral that belongs to the […]

The Tree Coral

October 8, 2011 by  
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Tree Coral Lemnalia sp. "I’m a tall and skinny soft coral, but that doesn’t mean I’m a clutz. I’m actually quite dignified, stately, and even graceful!" The Tree Coral belongs to the Lemnalia genus, and it is a wiry, thin and tall soft coral! The Lemnalia genus, in which the Tree Coral belongs, is part […]

The Green Hairy Mushroom

September 29, 2011 by  
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Green Hairy Mushroom "I’m called ‘green’, and I often am, but I can be pink and brown and a combo of colors too. But no matter how you paint me, I’m still a whole bunch of hairy!" How could you not want a Green Hairy Mushroom in your coral reef? The Green Hairy Mushroom is […]

The Waving Hand Coral

September 24, 2011 by  
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Waving Hand Coral Anthelia sp. "How about a coral in your tank that greets you? I can do that! Can you feel the love?" The Waving Hand Coral has long tentacles coming from its polyps, which look like fingers! The Waving Hand Coral or Anthelia sp. is an encrusting genus, which is the main thing […]

The Elephant Ear Mushroom

September 22, 2011 by  
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Elephant Ear Mushroom "What’s big, leathery, wavy or folded, and can take over the center of a large reef aquarium? That’s right!… ME!" The Elephant Ear Mushroom has a shape similar to an elephants ear – hence it’s name! The Elephant Ear Mushroom, or Rhodactis mussoides, is a fairly large mushroom, especially in its genus. […]

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