The Purple Bullseye Mushroom is wonderful color variety of Rhodactis Mushroom coral. The Purple Bullseye Mushroom features an attractive lavender purple and teal blue coloration that radiates in an alternating pattern from the center, forming a loose "bullseye" appearance. This moderately-sized Rhodactis Mushroom coral can grow up to three inches in diameter, making it an ideal addition whether you have a nano reef aquarium or a standard sized reef aquarium.
Similar in needs as other mushroom corals, the Purple Bullseye Mushroom coral is easy to maintain in the reef aquarium, preferring a mature system with low light levels combined with low to medium water movement. The Purple Bullseye Mushroom coral is fairly forgiving when it comes to water quality, tolerating slight fluctuations, but always strive to maintain high overall aquarium water quality. The Purple Bullseye Mushroom coral is semi-aggressive and requires adequate space between itself and other corals. It reproduces through longitudinal fission, but also can be easily propagated (fragged) by experienced reef hobbyists.
The symbiotic algae zooxanthellae hosted within the Purple Bullseye Mushroom coral satisfies the majority of its nutritional requirements from the light-driven process of photosynthesis. The Purple Bullseye Mushroom also feeds on other nutrients and particulate matter and benefits from additional food in the form of micro-plankton or brine shrimp fed to each polyp of the colony.
Approximate Purchase Size: 1-1/2" to 2"