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How do you feed Pectinia?

How do you feed Pectinia?

They feed by using their mucous membrane. They are very slow eaters. They seem to like to eat early before lights on or after lights out with pumps off. They’ll eat almost anything you’d normally feed.

How fast does Pectinia grow?

This particular cultivar is known as the Space Invader Pectinia. It does not demand extensive expertise or exacting parameters to grow and thrive. The specimen shown here started as a tiny seed fragment and has grown into a 3-inch mini colony in less than a year.

How do you preserve a Chalice Coral?

How to Care for Chalice Corals

  1. Lighting. Chalice corals prefer low to moderate light conditions of 50 to 100 PAR.
  2. Water Flow. This doesn’t need to be complicated–you just need a light to moderate flow so that debris doesn’t settle on the chalice.
  3. Water Parameters.
  4. Feeding.
  5. Aggression.
  6. Clean Your Tools.
  7. Gluing Frags.

How do you feed space invader coral?

Feeding: Although symbiotic algae called zooxanthellae hosted within them supply some of their nutritional requirements through photosynthesis they do benefit from supplemental feedings of Oyster-Feast, Roti-Feast, or small mysis shrimp.

Where do you put ACAN coral in tank?

The best placement for Acan corals is on the bottom of the tank, with at least 4-6 inches of space between the Acan and the other corals. Acans don’t like too much light, so putting them in a higher position will make them lose coloration, or even worse, they will bleach.

How do you know if coral is happy?

Soft Corals Zoa and Paly polyps should look like they are reaching and fully extended; good signs of a healthy coral colony. Don’t buy a Zoa plug where you can’t see the polyps extended. It may have parasitic hitchhikers or have spent too long in the wrong conditions, weakening it.

Are Pectinia Coral Hardy?

They are considered an expert only coral, but recently seem to be more hardy… similar to elegance coral.

Do chalices like high flow?

Moderate water movement is recommended. Too little flow and you run the risk of allowing detritus to settle on the colonies which creates dead spots. Several species of chalice corals naturally form a bowl shape and there has to be enough flow to sweep away anything that would otherwise settle in the middle.