RF Montipora palawanensis

Coral Type: SPS

Scientific Name: Montipora palawanensis
Genus: Montipora
Color: Green
Feeding: Photosynthetic
Flow: Medium
Lighting: Medium
Photo Courtesy of: Reeffarmers

This particular Montipora palawanensis had some very prominent large verrucae on its surface. These verrucae fuse into continuous ridges or formed irregular patterns. A large plate of this coral with its large ridged tuberculae can make for an exotic looking coral. This is a slow to moderate growing coral that forms thick plates. The surface of the plate is an intense green coloration with green polyps. Sometimes the polyps can become blue colored.

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