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Everyone told me in order to get rid of aiptasia, I needed to make a paste to kill them. I almost gave up after the aiptasia kept spreading and taking over my tank using the paste. I had Seahorses and they were really getting hurt. I finally googled an...

kelly bishop from USA, Michigan

Aquacultured Bright Meteor Shower Cyphastrea Coral - 2-11-f

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Aquacultured Bright Meteor Shower Cyphastrea Coral - 2-11-f

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Our pink eye Cyphastrea coral is .75 inches and on a coral frag plug. This coral has bright pink eyes and blue base tissue. The coral has a 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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You Won't Believe It!

I was looking very hard, several days ago, at the bowl where I had my berghia eggs. I saw two, small Berghia sailing around the bowl!!!! I moved them to a seperate, small dish with fresh aiptasia from my display tank and fresh, aged tank water. I have ...

Melissa

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