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This was my first time purchasing corals from Salty, so I wanted to know what type of photography was used. I spoke to them and they were very honest and quick to point out that they uses photoshop to eliminate soem of the blue light. I received the sh...

Walter Slone

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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Munching

Just wanted to send you a quick Thank You for your great service. Berghia's arrived well and are now busy in my tank with lots to eat. I saw them last night munching on their favorite food.

Mike B. from Oakland CA

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