Mint Green Lady Finger Leather Coral. The lady finger coral is often found in various shades of brown, green, white with gold, white polyps. Similar in appearance to mushrooms. Great beginner coral.
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The Mint Finger Leather Coral is referred to as Finger Leather, or Trough Corals. They are found in various shades of green, brown, with white or gold polyps. It is difficult to identify many species because they all have the similar appearance of a mushroom or toadstool, each with a distinct stalk and capitulum (cap). As they grow older, they develop a folded appearance.
The Finger Leather Corals are relatively peaceful, but adequate space should be provided between them and other corals in the reef aquarium. Some can produce toxins which are harmful to other reef inhabitants. The more plain Sinularia Leather Corals from Idonesia are easy to maintain in the reef aquarium and make an excellent coral for the beginning through expert reef aquarist. Thin Finger Leather Corals require medium to high lighting combined with medium to strong water movement. For continued good health, they will also require the addition of iodine, strontium, and other trace elements to the water.
Culturing by the experienced hobbyist is often accomplished by cutting off a portion of the Coral's branches and attaching that piece to live rock or placing it in the sandy bottom of the reef aquarium.
The symbiotic algae zooxanthellae hosted within its body provides the majority of its nutritional needs from the light driven process of photosynthesis. It will also benefit from additional food such as micro-plankton, baby brine shrimp, or foods designed for filter feeding invertebrates.
Our frags are shipped attached to a small piece of live rock or frag plug.
WYSIWYG. What you see is what you get. You will get the item pictured.
Eggcrate in the background is 5/8" for eaach square.
Our photographs are taken under LED light and full White flash. We try to post two pictures of each coral to give you a better idea to how it may look in your tank. Mother colonies are shown for demonstration purposes. We take one photograph with all the LEDS at full power with full White Flash and one photograph with just the blue's and violet LEDS at full power.