Coral War Photos

by | Feb 19, 2013 | Advanced Aquarist | 0 comments

Coral War Photos

“BeakerBob’s” Acanthastrea echinata blasting neighboring yellow polyps.

Micro Warfare!

To view more photos of “coral wars” or to post a photo of your own, visit our friends at  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.”

  • Leonard Ho

    I'm a passionate aquarist of over 30 years, a coral reef lover, and the blog editor for Advanced Aquarist. While aquarium gadgets interest me, it's really livestock (especially fish), artistry of aquariums, and "method behind the madness" processes that captivate my attention.


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