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War Splatter Favia

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SKU: CH06 March 2022 Favia Category:

Favia have large coral colonies that are circular in shape and comes in the form of massive, submassive and encrusting type. At a first glance, you can mistakenly identify Favia with Favites. However, with a closer look, Favia and Favites can easily be differentiated. Favites have corallite walls that are fused while Favia species are not where each corallite has its own wall. You can clearly see this difference when the polyps are retracted.

For the Fascination Favia, they are predominatly colored green with yellow circles at the tips and pink mouth. This are the water parameters for cultivating Fascination Favia:

  • Calcium: 400 – 450 ppm
  • Alkalinity: 2.86 – 3.93 MEQ/L (8 – 11 dKH)
  • Phosphates: 0
  • Magnesium: 1200 – 1350
  • Strontium: 8 -10
  • Temperature: 74° – 83° F (23° – 28° C)
  • Salinity / Specific Gravity: 1.023 – 1.025