The Modern Coral, Cynarina lacrymalis, has a myriad of common names including the Cat's Eye Coral, Meat Coral, Tooth Coral, Teary Eye Coral, Doughnut Coral, Brain Coral, and Button Coral. It is a LPS variety coral that is often arranged in a circular pattern as a solitary coral and is one of the largest single-polyp corals available for the home aquarium today. The Modern Coral is quite unique and would undoubtedly stand out in your aquarium. Due to its innate beauty and ease of care, the Modern Coral is one of the most popular in the industry for beginner and expert aquarists alike.
Modern Coral Tank Facts
The Modern Coral should be kept in a tank with medium lighting and low waterflow.
It should be placed between the bottom and middle areas of the tank.
The Modern Coral should be kept a considerable distance from other corals because they can greatly expand their size.
They should be fed small meaty aquarium foods like brine or mysis shrimp and plankton every night.