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Blastomussa Merletti Coral, Aquacultured
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Captive Grown
Blastomussa Merletti Coral, Aquacultured (Blastomussa merletti)

Quick Stats

Care Level Moderate
Temperament Peaceful
Color Form Green, Red
Water Conditions 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.025
Origin Aquacultured - LiveAquaria®
Family Mussidae
Lighting Moderate
Supplements Calcium, Strontium, Trace Elements
Waterflow Low
Placement Bottom to Middle
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Overview

The LiveAquaria® Certified Captive Grown Blastomussa Merletti Coral offers a delightful choice for LPS (Large Polyp Stony) Coral collectors. Large, fleshy corallites in a contrasting palette of red and green coloration add visual excitement to your reef aquarium landscape. The highly, textural whiskered corallites are similar in appearance to Mushroom Anemones, giving the LiveAquaria® Certified Captive Grown Blastomussa Merletti Coral a familiar yet exotic appeal for many hobbyists.

The LiveAquaria® Certified Captive Grown Blastomussa Merletti Coral requires moderate aquarium lighting conditions achieved by T-5s, powerful LEDs or the more intense metal halides. To maximize growth rate, maintain high pH, alkalinity and calcium levels, as well as high water quality with phosphate and nitrate levels as close to zero as possible. Along with proper lighting and water quality, the LiveAquaria® Certified Captive Grown Blastomussa Merletti Coral does not require strong water movement.

A peaceful reef inhabitant, the will not bother other neighboring corals. However, be sure to provide ample space away from other corals to accommodate for growth. For its continued good health, the LiveAquaria® Certified Captive Grown Blastomussa Merletti Coral requires the addition of calcium, magnesium, strontium, and other trace elements to the water.

The LiveAquaria® Certified Captive Grown Blastomussa Merletti Coral satisfies most of its nutritional requirements by means of photosynthetic, symbiotic zooxanthellae algae hosted within its body. However, it will benefit from supplemental feedings in the form of micro-plankton or foods designed for filter feeding invertebrates.

The LiveAquaria® Certified Captive Grown Blastomussa Merletti Coral is mounted on a fired ceramic plug and can be easily placed in holes or between the rockwork of the reef aquarium.

Approximate Purchase Size: 1/2" to 1-1/4"

Certificate of Authenticity This LiveAquaria Certified Captive Grown Coral arrives with a Certificate of Authenticity & a 30-Day Arrive Alive, Stay Alive®, Risk-Free Guarantee. Learn more here >

Unlike most clip and ship coral frags, all of our Certified Captive Grown Corals are fully encrusted onto their plugs and are fully adjusted to artificial lighting and synthetic seawater, propagated and grown in our state-of-the-art facility in Rhinelander, Wisconsin.

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