Name:

Blue Octopus Acropora


Coral Type: SPS


Scientific Name: Acropora sp.
Genus: Acropora
Color: Blue, White
Feeding: None - Photosynthetic
Flow: High
Lighting: High
Photo Courtesy of: Reeffarmers

Mother nature never ceases to amaze. How about a branching staghorn/echinata-like coral that has distinct blue coralites that resemble the suckers on the arms of octopus. Corallites on the staghorn-like branches have rounded blunt ends that can appear similar to octopus suckers. These blunt ends develop a brilliant medium blue pigmentation. The main branch stem is cream colored with some florescent green color.

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