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Favia Coral - Maricultured (Favia sp.)
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Care Level: Easy
Temperament: Aggressive
Lighting: Moderate
Waterflow: Medium
Placement: Bottom to Middle
Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.025
Supplements: Calcium, Magnesium, Strontium, Trace Elements
Compatibility: View Chart
Origin: Indo-Pacific
Family: Faviidae

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Introducing a Maricultured alternative to your favorite Pineapple Coral! The Favia Corals are large polyp stony (LPS) corals often referred to as Moon, Pineapple, Brain, Closed Brain, Star, Worm, or Honeycomb Coral. They are the most common and prolific coral in the world, and are very similar to the genus Favites, sharing many of the same common names, and sometimes being very difficult to differentiate. Favia Corals are found in various color forms and polyp shapes. "Pineapple Coral" is the name commonly given to those that have smaller circular patterns.

The Favia Corals are aggressive, expanding their sweeper tentacles at night well beyond the base. It is important to leave space between them and neighbors in the reef aquarium. Maintenance for the Favia Corals is relatively easy, making them excellent choices for the beginner to expert hobbyist. They require moderate lighting combined with medium water movement within the aquarium. For continued good health, calcium, strontium, and other trace elements should be added to the water. It will also benefit from the addition of supplemental food in the form of micro-plankton or brine shrimp, fed twice per week in the evening while its tentacles are visible.

Approximate Purchase Size: 1" to 2"


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