By Bob Goemans
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Goniopora lobata

Milne Edwards & Haime, 1860

Flowerpot Coral

Likely Reef Tank Suitable

Range: Red Sea, Eastern Africa, Indo-Pacific Ocean to Fiji and Samoa

Natural Environment: Turbid waters

General Husbandry: Has a temperature range of 74 to 83°F (23 - 28°C). Usually brown, yet sometimes slightly green or pink varieties are seen. Low to medium fluorescent light rather than metal halide lamps, and gentle water movement. The most common species seen in the trade.

 Goniopora lobata (Flowerpot Coral)
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