Name:

Pink and Purple Pillow Favia


Coral Type: LPS


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

This Favia has an exciting combination of pigments. The center of the corallites contain a solid bright pink pigmentation. This contrasts rather well with the purple blue pigments that develop on the corallite ridges. As can be seen in the closeup image above the corals colors are developed by pigments located in dense spheres or pigment granules.

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