Red Chalice

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  • Regular price $299.00

This collector quality fire red Chalice Coral is one of the most vibrant of red chalice corals we have ever come across, this gorgeous color is sure to be a welcomed addition for the avid Chalice Coral collector or any reef aquarium hobbyists wanting a flush of exotic.

Priced per 1x1" Frag

Scientific Name: Echinophyllia aspera

Common Names: Chalice Coral

Care Level: Moderate - Hard

Origin / Habitat: Australia, Tonga

Temperament / Behavior: During the evenings, its sweeper tentacles can extend up to six inches beyond its base into the reef aquarium surroundings. It will sting other neighboring corals in the reef aquarium, therefore, it is best to leave plenty of room between itself and other types of corals. It is moderately difficult to maintain as it prefers pristine water quality, but it is a popular coral that will thrive under the proper conditions.

Food: The Chalice Coral feeds mostly at night. Though feeding is not necessary, it benefits from small pieces of meaty marine food, such as baby brine shrimp, or foods designed for filter feeding invertebrates.

Light: Chalice corals require moderate to low lighting

Water Movement: These corals prefer medium flow