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Old 11-15-2018, 11:34 PM
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Coral Spotlight | Favia

Common names: moon coral, brain coral

Difficulty Level:Sensitivity depends a bit on the species, but most are quite tolerant, forgiving and easy to care for.

Feeding: Most species have fairly good prey capture abilities,*and will even accept pellets placed directly on their mouths. Growth may accelerate if fed regularly.

Lighting (Level 4 to 7): Favias will thrive in a wide range of lighting. As with most hard corals, bleaching is a concern, so always acclimate by starting them lower in the tank and slowly move them up to your desired location.

Water flow: Moderate to strong flow.

Placement: Favias will encrust over rocks, so it is usually best to place them on a hard surface. Some species have long sweeper tentacles, so leave space between them and other corals to prevent fighting.

General: This is a huge group of corals with a lot of different care requirements, so be sure to research further on your specific specimen

https://captivecoral.net/portfolio/favia/

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Old 01-16-2019, 11:25 AM
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I'm really digging the red rims on this specimen. It really pops under blue LED!

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Old 02-13-2019, 10:46 AM
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Found a nice splash paint variation for you this morning. Favia colors and patterns never end.

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