Softies

Mushroom Coral

Posted by on May 16, 2013 at 1:27 pm

Mushroom corals are a multi colored and beautiful group of soft coral species which are fantastic beginner corals and bring a beautiful range of colors to your aquarium. Personally, the key attraction to this coral is the extreme hardiness which helps it survive through some of the “newbie” mistakes beginners may find they are making […]

Zoanthid Coral

Posted by on October 5, 2012 at 11:01 pm
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Zoanthid corals are some of the most popular, colorful, and hardiest corals you can collect for your saltwater tank. Zoanthids are also referred to as Zoas, Zoos, or button polyps. Zoanthid corals are found in many colors and are quite simply a beautiful addition to your tank. The Zoanthid coral attracts both new and experienced […]

Toadstool Coral

Posted by on March 31, 2012 at 2:53 pm

Toadstool corals are a very common coral for beginners. This coral normally grows a stalk which is attached to substrate and grows up into a flat cap at the top, which gives it the “Toadstool” appearance. In my personal experience this is the hardiest coral I have ever come across and a perfect beginner coral […]

Pink Anthelia Coral

Posted by on January 31, 2012 at 11:17 am

Pink Anthelia Coral are a common coral for beginners.  This coral encrusts to rock (or anything else it can touch) and once a large colony is established it brings a lot of wavy purple/pink movement to your reef. This coral is sometimes referred to as glove coral or waving hand coral and gets its name […]

Green Star Polyps

Posted by on December 20, 2011 at 5:07 am

Green Star Polyps are a common coral for beginners and still one of my personal favorites.  This coral encrusts to rock (or anything else it can touch) and once a large colony is established it resembles a wavy phosphorescent field of grass. The bright green splash of color waving in the current is a beautiful […]