Featured Coral – OG Tie Dye Mushroom

by | Aug 4, 2016 | Corals, Reef, Science | 0 comments

Image AquaNerd-Featured-Coral-Aug-1-2016.jpgImported many years ago, and now aqua-cultured by reef enthusiasts, the Tie Dye mushroom coral is actually a corallimorph.  There is a long standing debate that “jawbreaker” and “tie dye” mushrooms are different, but they are the same.  The picture here came to us from Joe Knows Reefs and he currently has 3 different Tie Dye mushrooms for sale.  The mushrooms came from Mark Poletti – a well known enthusiast and reef keeper from California.  Over time these unique mushrooms can develop additional colors, from red to green, yellow, and sometimes purple and blue.   Mushrooms corallimorphs are one of the easiest corals to maintain in the reef aquarium however, some prefer lower illumination and slow to moderate water movement.  Considered semi-aggressive in nature, it is MORE

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