The Goniopora Coral is often called the Flowerpot Coral due to its appearance looking remarkably like a bouquet of flowers. This coral comes in a range of colours and each one being just as appealing as the first. Additionally, it is not uncommon for a clownfish to host this coral if there is no anemone present.
This coral has received a reputation for being a relatively difficult coral to maintain, however with the correct conditions and parameters it can thrive in the home aquarium. These requirements are a low level moderate water flow in addition to moderate lighting in order to satisfy its needs.
Furthermore, similar to many LPS this coral also holds transparent sweeper tentacles which can extend up to 6 inches and will still neighbouring corals if they are close enough. It is also a viable decision to add trace elements into your water when housing this coral in order to maintain its good health, for example calcium and strontium.
Though this coral will attain the majority of its nutritional requirements from the lighting through photosynthesis, it will also benefit from additional food sources in the form of brine shrimp or micro-plankton.
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|Easy to Care For|
|Easy to Feed|
|Peaceful to Other Coral|
|Fast Growth Rate|
|Easy to Frag|