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Birdsnest Coral (Seriatopora hystrix)
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 QUICK STATS
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Peaceful
Lighting: High
Waterflow: Medium to Strong
Placement: Middle to Top
Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.025
Color Form: Green, Pink
Supplements: Calcium, Magnesium, Strontium, Trace Elements
Compatibility: View Chart
Origin: Fiji
Family: Pocilloporidae

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The Birdsnest Coral is also referred to as Seriatopora Needle, Finger, or Brush Coral. It is a small polyp stony (SPS) coral with very delicate, thin branches with needle-like tips. It is found in a variety of shades of pink. These are very delicate, but beautiful corals that offer a variety of shape and bright coloration to a reef aquarium.

The Birdsnest Coral needs strong lighting and moderate water current to maintain its bright colors. For continued good health, it will also require the addition of calcium, strontium, and other trace elements to the water.

While it does not require additional food to maintain its health in the reef aquarium, it will feed on micro-plankton and foods designed for filter feeding invertebrates.

Approximate Purchase Size: Tiny: 1" to 2"; Small: 2" to 3"; Medium: 3" to 5"; Large: 5" to 8"


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SW - Birdsnest Coral, Pink - Medium
  CN-81949,  $ 69.99
SW - Birdsnest Coral, Pink - Large
  CN-81962,  $ 79.99
SW - Birdsnest Coral, Pink (Maricultured) - Medium
  CN-78209,  $ 69.99
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  SW - Birdsnest Coral, Pink - Small
  CN-81936,  $ 59.99
 
    
  SW - Birdsnest Coral, Pink - X Large
  CN-78027,  $ 99.99
 
    
  SW - Birdsnest Coral, Pink w/Green Polyps - Tiny
  CN-77578,  $ 59.99
 
    
  SW - Birdsnest Coral, Pink w/Green Polyps - Small
  CN-78028,  $ 69.99
 
    
  SW - Birdsnest Coral, Pink w/Green Polyps - Medium
  CN-78029,  $ 79.99
 
    
  SW - Birdsnest Coral, Pink w/Green Polyps - Large
  CN-78030,  $ 99.99
 
    
  SW - Birdsnest Coral, Pink w/Green Polyps - X Large
  CN-78031,  $ 139.99
 
    
  SW - Birdsnest Coral, Pink (Maricultured) - Small
  CN-78208,  $ 59.99
 
    
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