Torch Coral, Euphyllia glabrescens, is one of a family of corals that have branching skeletons with a large polyp at the end of each branch. The tentacles of Torch Corals have one rounded end, as opposed to the elongated, or anchor-shaped ends of Hammer or Anchor Corals. Corals of the Euphyllia species can do well in all ranges of light intensity and water flow. Substrate placement allows for the best chance for success. They are moderately aggressive, so they should not be placed too close to delicate corals. Euphyllia Corals will benefit from occasional target feeding of a meaty food, such as small pieces of krill or squid. Euphyllia Corals are some of the hardiest Large-Polyp Stony Corals, so they are good corals for beginners.
Approximate Sizes: Small: 2-3.25"; Medium: 3.5-5"; Large: 5.25-7"
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