By Bob Goemans
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Family Tubiporidae

Tubipora musica

Linnaeus, 1758

Organ Pipe Coral

Likely Reef Tank Suitable

Range: Western Pacific Ocean: South of Japan, west to Africa's East Coast, and throughout the Red Sea

Natural Environment: Inhabits upper reef slopes

General Husbandry: Has a temperature range of 72 to 81°F (22 - 27°C). Seems to prefer moderate light, occasional swift water movement and have found it susceptible to bristle worms. Used extensively in the jewelry trade.

 Tubipora musica (Organ Pipe Coral)
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