SPS Deep Dive: Tyree Icefire Echinata

by | Jul 21, 2019 | Aquaculture, Corals | 0 comments

The Tyree Icefire Echinata is a definite looker with its bright blue tips and creamy white branches. I typically fall for solid, brightly colored corals but the Icefire is certainly an eye catcher with its vivid contrasting color combo.

A classic SPS coral, this piece was highly sought after when it first came out many years ago but it is still a must have Acropora today for many SPS collectors. It does best in the top-half of a tank under medium to high lighting and a good amount of flow. My colony is doing really well under a 400W Radium bulb about half way down the tank.

Echinatas can be on the delicate side so I would only recommend adding it to an established tank with MORE


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