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Family Alcyoniidae

Sarcophyton tenuispiculatum

Thomson & Dean, 1931

Lacy-head Leather Coral

Likely Reef Tank Suitable

Range: Indo-Pacific Ocean

Natural Environment: Inhabits shallow open reef areas and found in groups of several individuals

General Husbandry: Has a temperature range of 72 to 83°F (22 - 28°C). Requires strong light good water circulation.

 Sarcophyton tenuispiculatum (Lacy-head Leather Coral)
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