Orange Ricordea Mushroom N06

WYSIWYG - What You See Is What You Get. You will receive the exact coral in the photo.

Mushroom / Ricordea Sp.

Lighting:  Low to Moderate

Waterflow: Low to Medium

Placement:  Bottom to Middle

Ideal Conditions:  75-79 F, Alkalinity 8-12, Calcium 400-440, Salinity 1.022-1.028.

Supplements:  Two-Part, Magnesium, Trace Elements, Iodine, Coral Food.

Very hardy, fast growing coral. Comes in many color varieties. Iodine dosing will support mushroom growth and color as well as feedings of small to medium micron foods.

Availability: In stock

Mushroom corals are a type of soft coral that are widely popular among saltwater aquarium hobbyists. These corals are versatile, low-maintenance, and come in a variety of colors and patterns, making them a great choice for a range of aquarium setups.

Mushroom corals are small, flat-topped corals that resemble mushrooms in shape. They are usually less than 2 inches in diameter, but they can spread out to several times their size depending on the species. They are available in a range of colors, including brown, green, blue, and red, and they often have distinctive patterns or spots.

Care and Feeding: Mushroom corals are hardy and relatively easy to care for. Here are some tips for keeping them healthy in your saltwater aquarium:

  • Lighting: Mushroom corals can tolerate a wide range of light intensities, but they do best in low to moderate light. Direct, intense light can damage or bleach the coral.

  • Water flow: These corals prefer low to moderate water flow.

  • Feeding: Mushroom corals are photosynthetic, but they will also benefit from being fed small amounts of food, such as phytoplankton or other micro-plankton.

Tips for Thriving:

  • If the aquarium is too clean where nitrates and phosphates are at zero, mushroom corals can do poorly.

In conclusion, if you're looking for a versatile, low-maintenance addition to your saltwater aquarium, consider mushroom corals. With their range of colors and patterns, these corals are sure to add a pop of beauty to your tank, and they are also easy to care for, making them a great choice for hobbyists of all experience levels.