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Long Tentacle Plate Coral


Long Tentacle Plate Coral

Long Tentacle Plate Coral is a large polyp stony (LPS) coral often referred to as a Heliofungia Plate.

It is a solitary, aggressive coral, and with its long tentacles can damage other corals that it comes in contact with. Please  keep in mind that it will often inflate itself with water and expand to twice its size, with sweeper tentacles extending well beyond its base. The Long Tentacle Plate Coral is easy to maintain in the reef aquarium and makes an excellent candidate for the beginner reef aquarist

  • Scientific Name: Heliofungia actiniformis
  • Diet: Obtains nutrients through photosynthesis and meat
  • Care: Water flow medium and Moderate lighting
  • Approximate size: 2 inches