Goniopora Purple Coral
Goniopora coral is often referred to as Flowerpot, Daisy coral, Ball coral, or Sunflower coral. It is not overly aggressive but space should still be provided between itself and other neighboring corals, its polyps can extend far past its base into the reef aquarium where it can sting other species of corals. The Flowerpot coral comes in other colors besides purple. Clownfish will often be found in association with the flowerpot coral and play in its polyps if no anemone can be found in the tank. Flowerpot coral require an addition of calcium, strontium and other trace elements to the water.
- Family: Poritidae
- Species: Goniopora stokesi
- Food:micro-plankton or brine shrimp.
- Care: Water flow medium, moderate lighting
- Shipping Size: Small 2 to 3 inches, medium 3 to 5 inches