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Family Discosomatidae

Discosoma punctata

Mushroom Coral

Likely Reef Tank Suitable

Range: Red Sea, East Africa to Indonesia

Natural Environment: Inhabits tidepools and shallow lagoons, and seagrass beds

General Husbandry: Has a temperature range of 72 to 83°F (22 - 28°C). Has many different color forms, including a reddish brown to green depending upon origin. Requires slow water movement and moderate lighting, preferably shade.

Aquarium Suitability: An excellent reef or fish-only aquarium species

 Discosoma punctata (Mushroom Coral)
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