Mystic Sunset Montipora

Coral Type: SPS

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

The corals growth form is encrusting massive and it can develop very large verrucae or bumps on its surface. What makes the blue polyps more unique or mystic is that only half of the polyps tentacles seem to develop the blue pigmentation. At least at this point in time, only half of the tentacles of each polyp has turned blue.

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