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Species Name: Caulastrea echinulata

Authority: Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849

Common Name: Torch Coral

Range: Indo-Pacific Ocean, Australia, Malaysia

Natural Environment: Fairly deep flat substrates

General Husbandry: Has a temperature range of 74 to 83°F (23 - 28°C). Has a more compact growth of corallites than other family members. Light requirement is less than other members. Very limited availability.

Torch Coral (Caulastrea echinulata) Photo Credit:Bob Fenner

Photo Credit: Bob Fenner


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