Green & Purple Octospawn

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Priced per head. This coral will stand out nicely in any reef aquarium sporting neon green branches in combination with neon purple/pink tips.

Scientific Name: Euphyllia paradivisa

Common Names: Octospawn Coral

Care Level: Moderate

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, but it is a popular coral that will thrive under the proper conditions.

Food: The symbiotic algae zooxanthellae hosted within its body provides the majority of its nutritional requirements from photosynthesis. It will also benefit from additional food in the form of micro-plankton or brine shrimp.

Light: Moderate to heavy lighting required

Water Movement: Like most large polyp stony corals, a torch coral benefits from moderate water flow. The polyps will remain retracted and under inflated if the water current is too fast.