The Lobo Red Brain Coral is a large polyp stony (LPS) that is often referred to as a Lobed, Colored, Carpet, Flat or Large Flower Coral. It has fleshy polyps that hides its calcareous skeleton, and is found in many shades of red, green, orange, gray, or brown. The Lobo Red Brain Coral resembles a brain, due to the presence of crevices and ridges. Due to its hardy skeleton, it is easy to maintain and that makes the Lobo Red Brain Coral a popular choice amongst the beginner aquarists and expert aquarist, as well as a valuable addition to any reef tank. Keep the Lobo Red Brain Coral away from neighboring corals to avoid the stinging behavior, because it may sting them. The Lobo Red Brain Coral can be aggressive towards other corals and therefore keeping it at distant place is recommended. It is nocturnal, and extends out its tentacles during the night. The Lobo Red Brain Coral thrives well in temperature range of 72-78 degrees Fahrenheit, and pH of 8.10-8.40. It is a carnivore in nature and filter feeding at least twice per week is recommended. The food may include small marine invertebrates, Mysis Shrimp, meaty bits, zooplankton and phytoplankton for its growth and development.ÿAdditional traces of calcium and strontium work wonders to the growth of this coral, and hence it is advised to be added. ÿThe Lobo Red Brain Coral is photosynthetic in nature and manufactures food and energy using the zooxanthellae that dwells inside its tissue. It is possible to grow in a tank, and therefore makes a very good addition to any saltwaterfish aquarium.