WYSIWYG: "Nuclear Torch" Candy Cane Coral. Note intense nuclear color under LED actinic lights. This fixed rock has three active heads.
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The Caulastrea Candy Cane Coral is a large polyp stony (LPS) coral often referred to as the Trumpet, Torch, Candy, or Bullseye Coral. Its genus name, Caulastrea, comes from the Latin kaulos (stalk), and aster (star) describing its skeletal structure consisting of tubular stalks with stars on each tip. The plump circular polyps are vibrant green, yellow, or blue and brown, with the Candy Cane Coral from Fiji being a brilliant translucent green to teal and brown, and each tip is white. Under actinic light its colorful polyps will stand out from most other corals.
It is hardy and a relatively peaceful reef inhabitant, with very short sweeper tentacles. It requires moderate lighting and moderate water movement, along with the addition of calcium, strontium, and other trace elements to the water.
It will benefit from additional food fed weekly in the form of brine shrimp or micro-plankton.
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. 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.