Green Pocillopora

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The Green Pocillopora Coral is an extremely fast growing coral even by SPS standards.  Once the coral is established in your reef tank its growth can be explosive once you have provided the right water flow, light, calcium, and other trace elements to the water. Green Pocillopora coral growth resembles thick lumpy branches covered in fuzzy polyps which is why it also known as “Cauliflower Coral”.

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Green Star Polyps

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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 addition to the reef aquarium.

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