The Ricordea Yuma Mushroom Polyp looks awesome in any reef tank. These corallimorphs are covered with short tentacles which are colored in beautiful hues. The Ricordea Yuma Mushroom Polyp is moderate to care for and can grow and propagate very easily in an aquarium. They are available either in pairs or singly that are attached to small pieces of rocks. The Ricordea Yuma Mushroom Polyp has short tentacles which are club or berry shaped. It is semi aggressive in nature as compared to other marine aquarium invertebrates. It is recommended to keep the Ricordea Yuma Mushroom Polyp away from other corals just to avoid the aggression in the aquarium. It needs low water flow and moderate illumination. The Ricordea Yuma Mushroom Polyp can be placed anywhere in your marine aquarium. Often, you will find them closed when you introduce it into the tank. Once the Ricordea Yuma Mushroom Polyp gets acclimated to the environment, it will open up within a weeks time. If there is bright light in the aquarium, the corals has to be kept at the bottom of the reef tank. The brightness and vibrancy of the colors is absolutely stunning and outstanding. It must be seen under actinic lighting when its fluorescence property enhances its beauty, it looks amazing. The photosynthesis process provides the major nutrition to the Ricordea Yuma Mushroom Polyp coral and, additional feeding is not that necessary. It has to be taken care that the currents should be able to supply it with necessary nutrients and trace elements. The Ricordea Yuma Mushroom Polyp undergoes photosynthesis with the help of the entrapped symbiotic algae, zooxanthellae. This alga manufactures food and provides nutrition to the coral using the light energy.