SPS or Small Polyp Stony corals can be demanding to keep and it is wise for new reef keepers to start off with soft and/or Large Polyp Stony (LPS) corals. The move up to SPS can be made once sustained success is achieved with softies and LPS.
However, those who graduate to SPS should not jump in too quickly and spend hundreds of dollars on more demanding SPS frags. The smart path is to begin with hardy and forgiving SPS. With that said, here is my list of Top 5 Beginner SPS Corals!
1) Birdsnest Corals
Birdnests come in a variety of colors, including neon green and pink. Once they get going they can grow like weeds, quickly over growing other corals. There are two types of MORE