The Maroon Favites Frag has fleshy polyps that generally hide its skeleton. Because it is easy to care and maintain, the Maroon Favites Frag is considered a popular choice amongst the beginner aquarists. Since it exhibits stinging tentacles that extends well beyond its base in open condition, you need to provide space to the Maroon Favites Frag so that it can spread and flourish itself well in the reef tank. Keep the Maroon Favites Frag away from neighboring corals to avoid any aggression among them. The ridges present on the Maroon Favites coral actually serve as the habitat for other animals to live. The Maroon Favites Frag can be aggressive towards other corals and therefore keeping it at distant place is recommended. The Maroon Favites Frag 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 works wonders to the growth of this coral, and hence it is advisable to add. You should be vigilant towards the over-growth of algae as it might cause damage or even cause the death to this coral. It is nocturnal, and extends out its tentacles during the night.