CORAL OF THE DAY Montipora capricornis
The Montipora capricornis is a small polyp plating coral often called the Vase Coral. Montiporas come in a variety of forms and colors. It is moderately difficult to maintain and should be housed in mature reefs only.
Lighting: Moderate. LEDs, T5’s and metal halide and position coral in aquarium accordingly.
Water flow: Moderate
Ease of care: Moderately difficult, easier in mature reef systems.
Feeding: Weekly feedings of micro-plankton or foods designed for filter feeders are beneficial.
Supplements: Calcium, strontium and trace elements.
Compatibility with other corals: Peaceful