Zoanthid sp – Small Colony – WYSIWYG 1

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This is a tiny colony / frag of Fiji Zoanthid Polyps growing on a small piece of branching live rock that is about 2.5″ long

$29.00

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Product Description

Category:  Misc Livestock
Common Name:
  Zoanthid Colony
Scientific Name:  Zoanthid sp
Specimen Size:  Tiny colony on rock approximately 2.5″ long
Origination: Wild import from Fiji
Entry Updated: 
 2/10/2017

OVERVIEW

Zoanthid polyps come in every color in the rainbow with several different colors usually present in any polyp.  Because of the wide color range available, some tanks are dedicated to zoanthids.

They are easy to care for corals that are a good choice for beginner hobbyists.  Provided with moderate lighting and moderate water flow, they will usually do well in most reef tanks.

Zoanthids will take small meaty foods, but it is not necessary to feed them.

Under some conditions, they may become invasive and encroach on other corals.  Their growth should be monitored and pruned if necessary.  Keeping them isolated to a rock island or similar is one way to control their growth.

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Quick Care Notes

ReefCorner Living Conditions for this specimen:

Lighting:  Moderate ReefCorner LED Lighting 10-hr / day.
PAR:  100-150
Water Flow: Moderate
Food:  Feeding system small meaty 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
Waterflow:  Low to moderate
Placement: On sand bed or rock work low to mid height.
FeedingWill take small meaty foods, but target feeding is not required.
Aggressiveness: Moderate.  Zoanthids can be somewhat invasive under the right conditions.

For more care information, go to our Reef Database Entry