Featured Coral – Zoanthid

Our Featured Coral of the Week is Red, White(ish) and Blue.  Independence Day is almost here and I thought it would be appropriate to feature a coral ahead of the holiday that has our flags colors in it.  Sometimes referred to by collectors and hobbyists as Firecracker zoanthids or Polish Princes, we really like this Zoa and are curious if any of our readers have this in their zoa collection. Zoanthids are an order of cnidarians called Zoantharia. Commonly seen in shallow coral reefs and at greater depths in several of the worlds oceans and seas.  These coralmorps or false corals are sometimes called soft corals which in actuality is a misnomer.  They are seen in a variety of different colonizing formations and they are available