Sympodium sp – Blue Polyps Frag – WYSIWYG 1

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This is a frag of Sympodium Blue Polyps which are still fairly uncommon in the hobby.
The polyps grow from a mat and both the mat and polyps are a very attractive blue color with contrasting green tentacles.  Unlike many mat forming polyps like Star Polyps, Sympodium is slow growing and non-invasive and make a nice addition to most reef tanks.

$15.00

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Product Description

Category:  Misc Livestock
Common Name:
  Blue Polyps, Sympodium polyps
Scientific Name:  Sympodium sp.
Specimen Size:  Small frag approximately 1″ across.
Origination: RC aquacultured frag
Entry Updated:
  5/16/2017

OVERVIEW

Sympodium blue polyps are relatively new in the hobby.  They have unique blue and green polyps that grow from a blue mat that adds a distinctive color to the reef tank and is very attractive.

They are a small size polyp that grows in mats much like Star Polyps.  Growth is slow with no concerns of them taking over the reef tank as some polyps like Star Polyps can.

They do well in moderate to fairly bright light and moderate water motion.

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Quick Care Notes

ReefCorner Living Conditions for this specimen:

Lighting:  Moderate ReefCorner LED Lighting 10-hr / day.
PAR:  100-150 PAR
Water Flow: Moderate  flow
Food:  System fed filter feeder foods 1-2 times weekly
Temperature: 77 - 80
Specific Gravity:  1.025 - 1.026
Alkalinity: 9-10 dKH
Calcium:  450-460ppm
Magnesium: 1320-1400ppm
pH: 8.15 - 8.35
Nitrates, Phosphates, Silicates = 0


General Care Requirements:

Care Level: Easy.
Lighting:  Moderate to fairly high
Water flow:  Moderate
Placement: On rock work low to mid height.
Feeding:  Not required
Aggressiveness: Low, but will need sufficient room for growth

For more care information, go to our Reef Database Entry