Ava Jane Chalice

Coral Type: Chalices

Scientific Name:
Genus: Unknown
Color: Pink, Purple, Green
Feeding: None - Photosynthetic
Flow: Low
Lighting: Low
Photo Courtesy of: Reef Gen

The spectacular pigments of the Ava Jane Chalice include a rainbow of colors. The primary colors include green, blue, yellow, orange and pink, while there also appears to be shades of violet and turquoise. The surface of the coral is covered with numerous inflated bumps or spheres that have different colored surfaces then their base colors. Near the corallite mouths the bumps have an orange surface with a violet pink colored base. On the outer ridges of the corallites the bumps have green surface with a turquoise blue base pigment. In between these two areas the bumps have a surface colored yellow with either the violet pink colored base area or the turquoise blue colored base.

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