$500 for a frag? Well, today there are a number of frags out there fetching this price but years ago this sort of price point was not as common. An exception was the $500 Efflo.
According to reeffarmers, the original owner of this Acropora efflorescens did not want to part with the coral since it had turned a beautiful purple color under his care. Everything has a price and ultimately it was put up for sale at $500 and purchased in 2004 by Steve Weast, a master reef tank aquarist in Portland, Oregon.
The colony didn’t make it but frags cut before Steve had it survived and over the years this much sought after piece found it’s way into the reef keeping community via online retailers and hobbyists MORE