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Going Good

Everything is going great so far. I can still see one wandering around and have noticed a couple of aiptasia have diappeared. GOOD!! I'll let you know if we'll need a couple of re-inforcements. thanks alot!

Mark

Aquacultured Bright Meteor Shower Cyphastrea Coral - 1 Inch

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Aquacultured Bright Meteor Shower Cyphastrea Coral - 1 Inch

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Our pink eye Cyphastrea is 1 inch and encrusting on a frag plug. It has bright pink eyes and blue base tissue. It has nice color for the money and grows fairly quickly.

Cyphastrea sp. are usually massive or hemisherical. They come in striking colors, with the polyps usually of contrasting colors like pink eyes on a blue background or green eyes on an orange background.  These are in the Faviidae family of corals, which are generally considered to be LPS (large polyped stony) corals, but many hobbyists classify Cyphastrea spp. as SPS (small polyped stoney) corals due to the size of the polyps.

Meteor shower corals prefer to be located near the bottom of the aquarium in low to moderate lighting. This is one of the easier stony corals to keep.

Please see this article for more information about the Faviidae family of corals.

Quick Care Info

Care Level: Moderate

Temperament: Passive

Lighting: Moderate

Waterflow:  Moderate

Scientific Name:  Cyphastrea sp.

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Aiptasia Freaking Out

Thanks a lot. Everything arrived in good shape. I acclimated the Berghia for 2 hours with the drip method. A couple are eating right now. At least I think they are because the aiptasias are freaking out. The corals look great and thanks for the free...

Jim from Chicago Area

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