Trachyphyllia geoffroyi

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Folded Brain Coral
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Folded Brain Coral
Species Trachyphyllia geoffroyi
Difficulty Easy
Required Lighting Moderate - High
Temp. 72-78F
Placement All
Coloration Various
pH 8.1-8.4
Specific Gravity 1.023 - 1.025
Water Hardness Hard
Temperament Semi-Aggressive
Water Flow Medium


Alternative names[edit]

Open Brain Coral, Trachyphyllia Brain Coral, Folded Brain Coral, Crater Corals, Pacific Rose Corals

Tank compatibility[edit]

This is a semi-aggressive coral and will sting other corals with its sweeping tentacles, so it should be placed with this in mind. Do not keep with fish or inverts that may nip at it.

Diet[edit]

This coral feeds mostly on zooxanthellae hosted within its body through photosynthesis. It will benefit from occasional supplementary feedings of micro-plankton and brine shrimp.

Feeding regime[edit]

Feed micro-plankton and brine shrimp when its tentacles are out in the evenings.

Environment Specifics[edit]

Unknown

Identification[edit]

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