Species group: Corals and Polyps
Other common names: Blasto Coral ; Pineapple Coral; Branched Cup Coral, Open Brain Coral Wellsi's Brain, Swollen Brain Coral, Big Pipe Blastomussa
Scientific name: Blastomussa wellsi
The Blastomussa Coral is a slow growing large polyp stony coral (LPS) which is native to waters in Fiji, the Solomon Islands and other areas of the Indo-Pacific.
In nature, the Blastomussa Coral is dark red or green. However, the species widely grown in aquaculture, and this has produced colors such as green, purple, yellow, pink, red and blue.
big variety, neon colors, feeding, actinic lighting watch, nice centerpiece
phosphates, low alkalinity levels
slow growth, low flow, low light, mysis shrimp