Aussie Warpaint Scolymia

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WYSIWYG Aussie Warpaint Scolymia. This is a popular scolymia in the aquarium hobby and has vivid red and purple radial bands, with some splashes of white as well to really make this piece pop in your reef aquarium. The Australian Scolymia Coral is easy to maintain in the reef aquarium, and is perfect for someone who wants a vibrant show piece without the worry!

Will receive the exact coral in the photograph, about 2" in length

Scientific Name: Scolymia australis

Common Names: Button Coral, Doughnut, Scoly, Artichoke, or Disk Coral

Care Level: Easy

Origin / Habitat: Australia 

Temperament / Behavior: It is not an outwardly aggressive coral, but should be provided with plenty of space between itself and other corals because it can expand twice its size during the day depending on your tank conditions.

Food: As with many of our available coral, the symbiotic zooxanthellae will sustain them. However, they will benefit from spot feeding and we highly reccomend doing this as they are SO MUCH FUN to feed! They love micro-plankton or brine shrimp.

Light: These corals will do best with low to moderate lighting

Water Movement: This variety prefers a low flow area, too much flow results in the coral being unable to capture food.