Colors of orange and sparkling green eyes are hitting each other on this Favites. Very contrasting!
The frag plug measures 3 cm.
Photos are samples:
1. Top view Daylight - 12.000 K
2. Top view Blue light - 20.000 K
3. Reef tank shot
4. Filtershot (blue light + orange filter)
5. Variation of frags
Favites corals grow massive, curved colonies. Unlike the closely related Favia, the polyps and corallites (= "walls" of the polyps) of the Favites are not clearly divided. Very colorful Favites corals tolerate a little more light and a moderate current.
24 - 27 °C
low - moderate
moderate - high
light zooplankton occasionally small frozen or coral food
Nitrate: 2 - 15 mg/l Phosphat: 0.03 - 0.1 mg/l Salinity (PSU): 32 - 35 Alkalinity: 7 - 9 °dKH Calcium: 400 - 450 mg/l Magnesium: 1250 - 1500 mg/l