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.