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Species Name: Discosoma sanctithomae

Common Name: Mushroom Coral

Range: Western Atlantic Ocean: Florida, Bahamas, Bermuda, Caribbean

Natural Environment: Inhabits various nutrient rich coastal areas

General Husbandry: Has a temperature range of 72 to 79°F (22 - 26°C). Has a yellowish green or purplish-mauve color and a generally bump free surface area. Requires slow water movement and moderate lighting.

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

Mushroom Coral (Discosoma sanctithomae) Photo Credit:Vincent Hargreaves

Photo Credit: Vincent Hargreaves

Mushroom Coral (Discosoma sanctithomae) Photo Credit:Zaid Fadul

Photo Credit: Zaid Fadul

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