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LiveAquaria® CCGC Aquacultured Red and Green Favia Coral (Favia sp.)
LiveAquaria® CCGC Aquacultured Red and Green Favia Coral
Please Note: Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image provided. Approximate size range may also vary between individual specimen.
Please Note: Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image provided. Approximate size range may also vary between individual specimen.
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LiveAquaria® CCGC Aquacultured Red and Green Favia Coral (Favia sp.)

Quick Stats

Care Level Easy
Temperament Aggressive
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 Faviidae
Lighting Moderate
Supplements Calcium, Magnesium, Strontium, Trace Elements
Waterflow Medium
Placement Bottom to Middle
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Care Level Easy
Temperament Aggressive
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 Faviidae
Lighting Moderate
Supplements Calcium, Magnesium, Strontium, Trace Elements
Waterflow Medium
Placement Bottom to Middle
Compatibility View Chart
What do these Quick Stats mean? Click here for more information

Overview

Live corals are important contributors to the structure of a saltwater reef in nature as well as in reef aquariums. Our Certified Captive Grown Coral Aquacultured Red and Green Favia Coral (Favia sp.) are grown by our dedicated Wisconsin staff at our own LiveAquaria® facility. We are committed to providing healthy and attractive alternatives to wild caught specimens, so as not to contribute to the world’s declining coral reefs.

The Green and Red Favia Coral is a unique color variety with segmented areas displaying green ruffled borders edging each segment and contrasting red polyp centers. The Red and Green Favia Coral is a type of LPS coral often referred to as Pineapple Coral, Brain Coral, Closed Brain Coral, or Honeycomb Coral.

Favia corals are aggressive, expanding their sweeper tentacles at night well beyond their base. It is important to leave space between them and their neighbors in the reef aquarium. Caring for Favia corals is relatively easy, making them excellent choices for the beginner to expert reef hobbyist.

The Red and Green Favia Coral will satisfy the majority of its nutritional requirements by means of photosynthetic, symbiotic zooxanthellae algae hosted within the body. However, they will benefit from the addition of supplemental food in the form of micro-plankton or brine shrimp.

Hobbyists who use our LiveAquaria® Professional Reef Salt have the added benefit of knowing marine species shipped from our Wisconsin Facility share the same water parameters. In other words, if you use our Professional Reef Salt, marine species shipped from our Wisconsin Facility will acclimate and transition to your home aquarium with less stress to set the foundation for longer term success.

For continued good health, these corals will require the addition of supplemental calcium, magnesium, strontium, and other trace elements to the water, with medium water flow and moderate lighting. These are shipped on a ceramic plug so you can easily place them securely in or between the rockwork in your reef aquarium.

Approximate purchase size: 1” to 1 1/2”

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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