Branching hammer coral, Fluorescent green
Item number: EUPH01
Scientific name: Euphyllia parra-ancora
Number in stock: 6
Only recently described as found in Australian waters from the Northern Territory by science. Ours came originally from one of the founders of the Western Australian branch of the Marine Aquarium Society around 2000 (Thanks David Bloch. Conditioned to captive conditions for more than 20 years (1990), grows much faster than other parraancora's we keep.
Each polyp will grow into a dome shaped cluster of polyps, much like E. glabrescens.
Lighting. Low - very high (Very adaptable, ours are 120w LED @ 35cm)
Feeding. Not essential but for faster growth target feed ground fish and prawns.
Propagation. Individual polyps can be removed from the colony or 1-2mm pups form at the base and can be removed and grown into full size polyps.