WWC Pink Duster Acro

Coral Type: SPS

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

Now this is a very unique and rare Acropora coral. The WWC Pink Duster has basically a two tone pigmentation pattern consisting of blue areas and pink areas that intermix in distinct patches. It appears that this may be a primarily pink Acropora that has a blue pigment that can grow over the pink. There appears to be no set pattern of where the pink or where the blue can be located. Corallites can be either solid pink, solid blue or partly pink and partly blue. This helps to give the corals pigments a painted or dusted appearance. Polyps however all have red tentacles with tips that turn pink to white. They also extend partially during the day giving the coral a bushy appearance in places.

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