The Montipora Capricornis is a small polyp stony (SPS) coral that often referred to as Vase Coral. It comes in wide variety of forms and colors, which makes it a beautiful addition to any tank. The Montipora Capricornis is peaceful species and can be kept in proximity to other similar peaceful corals in the reef aquarium. It is one of the easier coral to maintain thus makes a good choice for a beginner aquarist. The Montipora Capricornis grows rapidly in the established reef aquarium, requires medium lighting combined with a medium water movement within the aquarium. The Montipora Capricornis also needs the addition of calcium, strontium, and other trace elements to the water for its continued growth of health. Being fully encrusted, it enables the Montipora Capricornis to ship better with less stress when compared to newly fragmented corals. It will benefit from the food fed weekly in the form of micro-plankton or foods designed for filter feeding invertebrates. The Montipora Capricornis is mounted on a piece of cultured aragonite that can be placed easily and securely in or between rockwork in the reef aquarium.