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Species Name: Seriatopora hystrix

Authority: Dana, 1846

Common Name: Birds Nest Coral

Range: Indo-Pacific Ocean/Red Sea, Eastern Africa

Natural Environment: Upper reef slopes

General Husbandry: Has a temperature range of 74 to 83°F (23 - 28°C). Branch tips are highly pointed and usually a bright pink. Does best under strong light, preferably metal halide along with exceptionally good water movement.

Birds Nest Coral (Seriatopora hystrix) Photo Credit:Bob Goemans

Photo Credit: Bob Goemans


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