Candy Stripe Coral
CANDY STRIPE CORAL
The Candy Cane Coral (LPS) gets it's common name from the alternating stripes on it's polyps. This candy cane coral has a striped pattern on top of the polyp with usually a solid colored interior part of the polyp. There are a few different color variations including brown, green and cream colors, usually with alternating white stripes. Candy cane corals fluoresce magnificently under blue moon lights, making it look like something from outer space when viewing the tank at night when the aquarium lights are off.
- Scientific Name: Caulastrea Furcata Common Name:Trumpet coral,candy cane,bulleyes. Fmaily: Faviidae
- Food: Benefit from additional food fed weekly in the form of brine shrimp or micro-plankton.
- Care: Medium water flow,moderate lighting
- Approximate Size: 2 inches to 3,md 3inch to 5