Fungia Coral.
Fungia Coral.

Fungia Coral

The Fungia coral, also known as plate coral, or sometimes mushroom coral is a large polyp stony coral often kept in reef aquariums.

Fungia Coral.

Fungia coral (Fungia sp.), Toronto Zoo.

Some people find it easy to keep Fungia corals, in fact they quire often reproduce in home reef tanks providing hobbiist with a supply of captive propagated specimens. Personally I have never managed to keep one alive for long, I don’t really know why.

Fungia coral.

Fungia coral being sold in the reef section of a fish store.

Further Readings:

Fungia Coral on ReefCorner.
Fungia on Wikipedia.
Last updated: January 23, 2016

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