Featured Coral – OG Tie Dye Mushroom

Imported many years ago, now aqua-cultured by many 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 above 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