I have many, many favorite SPS corals and my tastes have changed over the years. But some of my early favorites are still at the top of my list of must have SPS. Granted, a list of top SPS is very subjective since it comes down to personal preference and taste. What appeals to one reefer may not strike the fancy of another reefer. However, certain corals do generate a lot of  buzz among “stick heads”. With that said, here is a list of my top 10 favorite SPS corals.

#1 Tyree Purple Monster

The Tyree Purple Monster is an extremely slow grower. It typically has white polyps with very dense and thick branches. The Purple Monster is one of those original old school corals and today it can be hard to find. It’s a must have for me due to its intense deep purple coloration. And I kinda dig having something rare 😉

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