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Encrusting Coral

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Forest Green Psammocora, Aquacultured
(Psammocora sp.)
Starting at $29.99
…vibrant green coloration. Though typically encrusting in habit, species of Psammocora display a wide variety of architectural growth forms that add to the desirability of these corals. The Forest Green Psammocora is a hardy small polyp stony (SPS) coral that can live under a variety of lighting…
Chalice Coral - Maricultured
(Echinophyllia sp.)
Starting at $189.99
…both an encrusting habit when placed near aquarium glass, as well as a plating habit when housed in open areas.Chalice Coral can produce sweeper tentacles that can harm more docile corals and invertebrates. Be sure to provide sufficient space between the Chalice Coral and other corals because of…
Montipora Coral, Dimpled Encrusting
(Montipora verrucosa)
Starting at $59.99
The Montipora Coral, Dimpled Encrusting is a small polyp stony (SPS) coral also referred to as Rice Coral. This encrusting, massive, and highly-prized Montipora verrucosa has extremely large bumps or verrucae like tapioca. As it grows, it expands into a textured, vivid blue carpet enhancing your…
Kelly Green Psammacora Coral - Aquacultured ORA®
(Psammacora sp.)
Starting at $34.99
Coral a highly-textured appearance that enhances the vibrant green coloration. Though typically encrusting in habit, this variety of Psammocora displays architectural growths branching across its surface increasing the desirability of these corals.The ORA Aquacultured Kelly Green Psammacora Coral is…
Glove Polyp
(Clavularia sp.)
Starting at $39.99
The Clavularia Glove Polyps are also commonly referred to as Eight Tentacle Polyps, or Encrusting Polyps. They are brown, tan, pink, green, or white in color and their polyps have the distinctive eight-leaved tentacles associated with all the members of this family. They are colonial animals with…
Cabbage Leather Coral
(Sinularia brassica)
Starting at $34.99
…addition of strontium, iodine, and other trace elements to the water.It is an encrusting coral that will reproduce easily on its own in the reef aquarium by budding (splitting off a portion of its base).Cabbage Leather Corals contain the symbiotic algae zooxanthellae and receive the majority of…
Starburst Polyp
(Briareum sp.)
Starting at $14.99
…polyps attached to a piece of live rock.Accurately described as an encrusting coral, Starburst Polyps rapidly grow over adjacent rock work, coral, or even the glass of an established reef aquarium. They are a peaceful coral armed with the defensive capability of being able to retract or deflate…
Hexagon Brain Coral, Aquacultured USA
(Diploastrea heliopora)
Starting at $79.99
…among coral enthusiasts by its highly organized, geometric arrangement of striated corallites. The raised, dome-shaped corallites of the Hexagon Brain Coral give it an extremely pleasant appearance that is wonderfully accentuated by its encrusting habit.Care for Hexagon Brain Coral is relatively…
Spongodes Coral, Aquacultured ORA®
(Montipora spongodes)
Starting at $44.99
…Aquacultured Spongodes Coral performs double duty adding outstanding visual interest to the reef aquarium with vibrant coloration plus spectacular architectural structure. The ORA Aquacultured Spongodes Coral features a unique growth pattern demonstrating both horizontal encrusting plate formation…
Mind Trick Montipora Coral, Aquacultured ORA®
(Montipora sp.)
Starting at $59.99
…intense violet growth edge and hot red polyps. The Mind Trick Monti grows in an encrusting form until it reaches the edge of the rock, where it will begin to plate out horizontally. ORA has been growing this exceptional coral in their greenhouse since 2009 when they obtained a single fragment from a…
Seachem Coral Plugs
Starting at $5.34
…to aid corals in rapid and secure growth, each sturdy coral plug features a unique diamond shape that aids overgrowth of encrusting coral or polyps. Seachem Coral Plugs are designed to mesh together tightly when used in most coral culture systems so that various encrusting and colonial corals, such…
Smooth Encrusting Montipora Coral
(Montipora nodosa)
Starting at $49.99
The Smooth Encrusting Montipora Coral is a small polyp stony (SPS) coral often referred to as Cabbage, Lettuce, Velvet, or Velvet Rock Coral. It is a relatively fast growing coral, and under the right conditions will spread across the rockwork in the aquarium. The polyps of these corals are very…
Blue Sympodium Polyp
(Sympodium sp.)
Starting at $69.99
…the soft coral sensation that has generated recent buzz among reef hobbyists. This newcomer to the reef aquarium hobby has made sporadic appearances in relative anonymity. However, the striking beauty of the Blue Sympodium Polyp makes it difficult for it to go unnoticed. This encrusting soft coral
Purple Superman Montipora Coral, Aquacultured
(Montipora orientalis)
Starting at $39.99
Coral is a striking, bicolor encrusting Montipora coral sure to make a pleasant addition for avid coral collectors. While the popular Superman Montipora typically sports a blue base coloration with contrasting red polyps, the LiveAquaria® Certified Captive Grown Purple Superman Montipora Coral
"Mummy Eye" Chalice Coral, Aquacultured USA
(Echinophyllia sp.)
Starting at $99.99
Corals, the Mummy Eye Chalice Coral prefers horizontal placement in areas of low to moderate light and water movement. Keep in mind that the Mummy Eye Chalice Coral can readily adapt to different amounts of lighting. Typically, a slow growing coral, the species is known to exhibit both an encrusting