The Elephant Ear Mushroom

September 22, 2011 by  
Filed under Aquariums, Catch All, Corals Mini-Reef

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"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. They do very well in large aquariums because they can reach up to 15″ (40 cm) in diameter and have a very leafy appearance. Many people believe it is an elegant way to fill an aquarium and is impressive to look at… Read More

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