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Green Star Polyp - Large
Clavularia sp.
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Tank Stats
Size: 4 inches
Care Level: Easy
Temperament: Peaceful
Reef Safe: Yes
Diet: Medium Light, Medium-High Flow
Origin: Indonesia
Acclimation Time: 1+ hour
Coral Safe: Yes
Invertebrate Safe: Yes
Minimum Tank Size:

With the waving polyps flowing in the current, the Green Star Polyp adds color and beauty to the aquarium. The polyps of the Green Star Polyp can react quickly by not opening if there is any change in water parameters and, thus acting as good indicators of water quality, and flow. Therefore, it is a vital step to balance the pH, and alkinity accordingly to encourage growth and color of this beautiful coral. The Green Star Polyp is very easy to maintain and care, thus making it a very good choice for a novice aquarists. Care should be taken while placing this coral, because if it is placed in a proper region, it will grow quickly. A distance of six inches should be left between the Green Star Polyp corals for its proper growth. Though the Green Star Polyp is photosynthetic and receives nutrition using light energy, it also benefits from occasional bit of raw table shrimp or frozen Mysis shrimp. Use a turkey baster for target feeding. The Green Star Polyp is very hardy and does extremely well in most reef tank conditions. It thrives well in a temperature range of 74-84 degree Fahrenheit. Although, the Green Star Polyp does not possess any stinging cells or behavior, it shows high aggressive behavior due to its encrusting growth pattern that leads to rapid encroachment on its neighbor. It happens when a rock is crowded, the Green Star Polyp colony sloughs a waxy purple growth that glues another rock, and after few weeks it makes its own colony. The Green Star Polyp can propagate very easily by cutting that purple mat growth using a scissor and then can be get attached to a suitable substrate which will usually grow into a new colony.

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