Name:

Limb of the Sun


Coral Type: LPS


Scientific Name: Favia sp.
Genus: Favia
Color: Red, Orange, Blue
Feeding: None - Photosynthetic
Flow: Medium
Lighting: Medium
Photo Courtesy of: Reeffarmers

The Limb of the Sun has an absolutely amazing and unique pigmentation pattern for a brain-type of stony coral. The prominent ridges in between the corallites are colored a solid red. Very unique for this type of brain. These ridges also have distinctive grooves that are perpendicular to the ridge. The corallite centers are a solid bright violet blue. This combination of pigments is very unique.

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