Mushroom - Metallic Green Rhodactis

Mushroom - Metallic Green Rhodactis

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The Metallic Green Rhodactis Mushroom Coral is an exceptional variety of Rhodactis Mushroom coral demonstrating a magnificent metallic green coloration. The varying shades of attractive green coloration beautifully accentuates the highly-textured body of the Metallic Green Rhodactis Mushroom Coral, giving it a robust appearance. Once established, the Metallic Green Rhodactis Mushroom Coral will reproduce and can create a dramatic living carpet full of color and texture.

The Metallic Green Rhodactis Mushroom Coral shares similar care requirements as other mushroom corals and prefers a mature reef aquarium system with low light levels and low to medium water movement. The Metallic Green Rhodactis Mushroom Coral is fairly forgiving when it comes to water quality and tolerates slight fluctuations and less-than-ideal water parameters. However, it is important to always strive to maintain high overall aquarium water quality. The Metallic Green Rhodactis Mushroom Coral is semi-aggressive and requires adequate space between itself and other corals. It reproduces through longitudinal fission, but also can be easily propagated (fragged) by experienced reef hobbyists.

The Metallic Green Rhodactis Mushroom Coral satisfies the majority of its nutritional requirements by means of photosynthetic, symbiotic zooxanthellae algae hosted within its body. However, it will benefit from supplemental feedings in the form of micro-plankton, brine shrimp, and other foods designed for filter feeding invertebrates, making sure you fed to each polyp of the colony. For continued good health, your Metallic Green Rhodactis Mushroom Coral will also benefit from the addition of calcium, magnesium, strontium, and other trace elements to the water.

Care Level - Easy
Temperament - Semi-aggressive
Color Form - Green
Water Conditions - 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.025
Family - Discosomatidae
Lighting - Low
Supplements - Calcium, Magnesium, Iodine, Trace Elements
Waterflow - Low
Placement - Bottom