Mushroom Polyp - Ricordea Green - Limit 5 Super Special x 5
The Ricordea Mushroom, Ricordea sp., is a species of mushroom
coral that is an excellent mushroom for beginner aquarists as it is easy
to care for and raise in a home aquarium. They are also commonly known
as Flower Mushroom Corals due to their beautiful colorations in greens,
reds, oranges, and pinks. This particular specimen is more wholly
colored in reds and oranges making it quite a spectacular specimen to
behold in a reef tank. In caring for the Ricordea Mushroom, it is
necessary to have the proper tank specifications: low waterflow is best
with moderate to high lighting levels as well as a bottom placement in
the tank. You will not need to feed the Ricordea Mushroom anything in
particular as they receive most of their nutrients through the
photosynthetic ability of micro zooxanthellae that inhabit the coral.
Usually, the Ricordea Mushroom will ship as several polyps attached to
the same piece of live rock - if any of the mushroom polyps become
disattached, please attach back to the rock as they are still alive.
They will often look wonderful under actinic lighting.