Ricordea florida

Ricordea florida
  • Common Names : False Coral, Mushroom coral, Corallimorph
  • Care Level : Considered easy to care for assuming that you have the proper aquarium set up.
  • pH : 8.1 - 8.4
  • Temperature : 75°F - 82°F (24°C - 28°C)
  • Water Hardness : 8° to 12° dH
  • Calcium : 400 - 420 ppm
  • Origin / Habitat : Caribbean
  • Temperament / Behavior : Fairly harmless mushroom coral chemically, the Ricordea florida is not overtly aggressive but be sure not to place it next to other corals that could sting or agitate them. They are reported to be somewhat harmful to other species when touching.
  • Food : Phytoplankton and zooplankton foods can be offered but the majority of their feeding requirements comes from the zooxanthellae, so adequate lighting levels are needed.
  • Light : Moderate to High lighting levels are needed due to the zooxanthellae in their tissue. 
  • Water Movement : Moderate but not too much and turbulent flows are favored. Avoid having too much water flow around Ricordea.

Approximate Purchase Size: 1" diameter or slightly less. 

Due to colour variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image provided.

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