The Mushroom Polyp - Ricordea Green looks awesome in any reef tank. These corallimorphs are covered with short tentacles which are colored in shades of green. The Mushroom Polyp - Ricordea Green are very easy to maintain 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 Mushroom Polyp - Ricordea Green has short tentacles which are club or berry shaped. They are semi aggressive in nature as compared to other marine aquarium invertebrates. It is recommended to keep the Mushroom Polyp - Ricordea Green away from other corals just to avoid the aggression in the aquarium. They need low water flow and moderate illumination. The Mushroom Polyp - Ricordea Green can be placed anywhere in your marine aquarium. Often, you will find them closed when you introduce it into the tank. Once the Mushroom Polyp - Ricordea Green gets acclimated to the environment, it will open up within eight weeks times. 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 Mushroom Polyp - Ricordea Green 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 Mushroom Polyp - Ricordea Green undergoes photosynthesis and has living organisms inside them called as Zooxanthellae, for which lighting is required. It shows symbiotic relationship with the organism Zooxanthellae and receives the nutrition from it and in return provides the shelter to the Zooxanthellae.
|I should have purchased more.|
|Nice color to the mushroom, and acclimated very well. I should have bought a few extras.|
|Reviewed by: Gisela from Palmer, Alaska on Feb. 7, 2014, 6 p.m.|
|Received a 1-1/2" polyp. It started opening up in the acclimation bucket right away. Tissue is vibrant and healthy. I'm sure it'll start spreading in no time. Wish it came on an actual plug though. This polyp looks like it was plucked straight off of the rock.|
|Reviewed by: Emily Huang from Reno on Feb. 10, 2014, 6 p.m.|