By Bob Goemans
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Family Discosomatidae

Discosoma sanctithomae

Mushroom Coral

Likely Reef Tank Suitable

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

 Discosoma sanctithomae (Mushroom Coral)
Photo © Vincent Hargreaves
 Discosoma sanctithomae (Mushroom Coral)
Photo © Zaid Fadul
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