To view more photos of “coral wars” or to post a photo of your own, visit our friends at reef2reef.com. Here is a sample of the some really nice corals doing not so nice things to their neighbors.
Real Estate war! Acropora vs Monitpora in “icycoral’s” reef aquarium.
A Watermelon Chalice fires a long range stinger missile. Photo by “barbianj.”
This Acanthastrea lordhwensis is not a hospitable neighbor. Photo by “barbianj.”
Ouch! Fallen Goniastrea is mercilessly attacked by a Scoylmia in “Chameleon’s” tank.
Mesentery filaments galore! Photo by “skinz78.”