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WYSIWYG: Fluorescent Green Mushroom

WYSIWYG: Fluorescent Green Mushroom

Regular price
$75.00
Sale price
$39.99
Quantity must be 1 or more

Coral shown is a photo of the exact piece you will receive.

The Actinodiscus Mushroom are also referred to as Mushroom Anemones and Disc Anemones. This variety of mushroom coral is metallic green, and under actinic lighting appear to fluoresce. They are a wonderful invertebrate for bottom placement in a reef aquarium. Over time, they will reproduce, forming a carpet covering the rockwork and sand.

They are hardy and easy to maintain. In general, they need a medium light level, and should be placed lower in the tank if the light intensity is high. These mushrooms require a low to moderate indirect water flow. Too much water movement will inhibit these mushrooms to fully expand. They are semi-aggressive and require adequate space between themselves and other corals and sessile invertebrates.

The Green Mushroom receives most of its nutritional requirements through the photosynthesis of the symbiotic algae zooxanthellae which it hosts. It also feeds on other nutrients and particulate matter and benefits from additional food in the form of micro-plankton or brine shrimp fed to each polyp of the colony.

Current Size: 2-3"

Placement: Anywhere

Water Flow: Low to Medium

Lighting: Moderate