Strawberry Shortcake Favia

Details

Genus: Favia
Favia rosaria
Color: Pink, Green

Coral Care

Feeding: None - Photosynthetic
Lighting: Medium
Flow: Medium
Photo courtesy of: Reeffarmers

Description

This Favia originally had an incredible pigmentation pattern that can be seen in the above image. The center of the corals large irregular sized corallites were colored with a cream pink pigmentation. Outside of this cream color a gradient of pigments occurred to a darker red color. The coralite ridges were pigmented reddish brown. The leading growth edge of the coral also developed a bright green rim pigmentation. We currently believe that this is the pigments the coral develops under moderate to strong light levels.

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