Testimonials

Thanks for the help!

Hi, Just picked them up. They all seem to be alive too! We'll have to see how they do! Thanks for your help! TM

TM

Green Star Polyp - 1 Inch t-3-28-f

Click to enlarge

Green Star Polyp - 1 Inch t-3-28-f


Our bright green star polyps, Briareum sp., is a one of the easiest and fastest growing corals to keep. You get a frag chip covered in About an inch of bright green polyps. Please note that this type of polyp ships very well but it can take several days to open once it arrives to your tank. This is normal.

Briareum corals are gorgonians in the family Briareidae. They are commonly found in many reef zones including lagoons and fore-reef slopes. Although they are tolerant of a variety of lighting conditions, they do best in moderate water flow and moderate to high intensity lighting, like you might find on a reef flat on on an upward back reef slope.

Green star polyps are hardy and fast growing. They can quickly encrust over neighbors, so give them plenty of space in your aquarium. These are also vulnerable to other stinging corals and Aiptasia anemones will prevent their polyps from opening. You should blow sediment from its mat periodically to keep it free from algal accumulation. You do not need to directly feed star polyps, as they rely on photosynthesis via their zooxanthellae.

Quick Care Info

Care Level: Easy

Temperament: Peaceful

Lighting: Low to High

Waterflow: Low to Strong

Scientific name: Briareum sp.

$14.99 Ships within 24 hours.


Testimonials

Amazing products

I have purchased a few corals from saltyunderground specifically a montipora and a stylophora. They both arrived in amazing shape. Great coloration that matches the WYSIWYG images. They had opened within 18 hours and were extremely healthy my stylo has...

Kurt Larson

^