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Physogyra lichtensteini

(Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851)

Octopus/Pearl/Grape Coral

Likely Reef Tank Suitable

Range: Red Sea, Indo-Pacific Ocean, Australia, Indian Ocean, and Eastern Africa

Natural Environment: Turbid reef environments

General Husbandry: Has a temperature range of 74 to 83°F (23 - 28°C). Requires excellent lighting and very good water movement, and can occasionally be fed small pieces of fresh fish flesh/clam/shrimp. Aggressive!

 Physogyra lichtensteini (Octopus/Pearl/Grape Coral)
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