GOLDEN LEPTASTREA CORAL
The Golden Leptastrea will stand out in any reef aquarium. It is easy to keep and will encrust over the rocks as it grows. This Leptastrea has a green base and bright golden orange polyps edged in purple. Leptastrea is a genus of massive reef-building stony corals known primarily from the Indo-Pacific.
- temperature: 25-27 °C
- food: zooplankton, light (Zooxanthellae)
- flow: Medium – Strong
- light: Medium – Strong
- Level; Easy / Beginner
Expect 1.5 ~ 2 cm frag size .
** Photos is for reference of the species only, actual pcs will vary during shipment .
Water Chemistry: It is important that proper calcium (420-440 ppm), alkalinity (8-9.5 dkh – run it 7-8 if you are carbon dosing) , and magnesium levels (1260-1350 ppm) are maintained. Raising magnesium levels gradually up to 1400-1600 ppm can help to combat algae outbreaks, just keep CA and Alk in line as you raise the Mg.
Nitrates should be below 10 ppm and phosphates should be below .10 ppm. We recommend doing a water change when Nitrate levels rise to 10 ppm. It is important to replace your phosphate media when phosphates rise to .10 ppm. Media Reactors make the most efficient use of your phosphate media by fluidizing it.