The ORA Aquacultured Purple Montipora Undata Coral is a "must-have" for any serious SPS collector looking for an uncommon addition to their reef display. Highly topographical features with pronounced ridges and undulations give this brightly colored encrusting/plating Montipora a wonderful sculptural appearance. Gradations of purple coloration ranging from dark grape purple to lighter shades of periwinkle purple adds further visual interest enhancing any reef aquarium with lively color and texture.
The ORA Aquacultured Purple Montipora Undata Coral grows wide and fast, reportedly doubling in size after only a few months given the proper lighting, water flow, and supplementation. When introducing your new ORA Aquacultured Purple Montipora Undata Coral in the home reef environment, place the frag near the top of the aquarium to achieve the best lighting and water movement for growth.
The ORA Aquacultured Purple Montipora Undata Coral is peaceful in temperament and can be placed in close proximity to other similar peaceful corals in the reef aquarium. Aquacultured Montiporas are one of the easier to maintain SPS corals and grow rapidly in the established reef aquarium. It will require moderate lighting combined with a medium water movement within the aquarium. For continued good health, it will also require the addition of calcium, strontium, and other trace elements to the water.
The ORA Aquacultured Purple Montipora Undata Coral will thrive in a variety of lighting conditions, ranging from power compacts, T-5s, powerful LEDs up to the more intense metal halides. Alter their position in the aquarium depending on the lighting mentioned above.
The ORA Aquacultured Purple Montipora Undata Coral is attached to an aragonite block and can be easily placed in holes or between the rockwork of the reef aquarium.
Approximate Purchase Size: 1" to 2"