Soft Corals

Soft Corals, or Alcyonacea, are an order of corals which do not produce calcium carbonate skeletons. Soft corals contain minute, spiny skeletal elements called sclerites, useful in species identification.

Thick Finger Leather Coral (Sinularia sp.) Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Semi-aggressive Waterflow:  Medium to Strong Lighting: High Placement: Bottom to Middle Colouring: Tan Supplements: Iodine, Trace Elements, Calcium, Strontium Origins: Fiji Family: Nephropidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025 / 72-78° F  Minimum aquarium size is less relevant for corals. They can be

Mushroom Finger Leather Coral (Sinularia sp.) Care Level: Easy Temperament: Semi-aggresive Waterflow:  Medium to Strong Lighting: High Placement: All Colouring: Tan, Green Supplements: Iodine, Trace Elements, Calcium, Strontium Origins: Indonesia, Solomon Islands, Australia, Singapore, Fiji Family: Alcyoniidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025 / 72-78° F    Minimum aquarium size is less relevant for corals. They

Spaghetti Finger Leather Coral (Sinularia flexibilis) Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Semi-aggressive Waterflow:  Medium to Strong Lighting: High Placement: All Colouring: Tan, Green, Yellow Supplements: Iodine, Trace Elements, Calcium, Strontium Origins: Tonga, Fiji Family: Alcyoniidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025 / 72-78° F    Minimum aquarium size is less relevant for corals.

Green Toadstool Mushroom Leather Coral (Sarcophyton sp.) Care Level: Easy Temperament: Peaceful Waterflow:  Medium  Lighting: Moderate to High Placement: All Colouring:  Green Supplements: Iodine, Trace Elements, Strontium Origins: Indonesia, Fiji Family: Alcyoniidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025 / 72-78° F  Minimum aquarium size is less relevant for corals. They can be successfully kept in both

Brown Toadstool Mushroom Leather Coral (Sarcophyton sp.) Care Level: Easy Temperament: Peaceful Waterflow:  Medium  Lighting: Moderate to High Placement: All Colouring:  Tan Supplements: Iodine, Trace Elements, Strontium Origins: Indonesia, Fiji Family: Alcyoniidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025 / 72-78° F  Minimum aquarium size is less relevant for corals. They can be successfully kept in both

Yellow Fiji Leather Coral (Sarcophyton elegans) Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Peaceful Waterflow:  Medium  Lighting: Moderate to High Placement: All Colouring: Yellow Supplements: Iodine, Trace Elements, Strontium Origins: Fiji Family: Alcyoniidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025 / 72-78° F  Minimum aquarium size is less relevant for corals. They can be successfully kept in both large

Devil’s Hand Leather Coral (Lobophytum sp.) Care Level: Easy Temperament: Peaceful Waterflow:  Medium to Strong Lighting: Moderate to High Placement: All Colouring:  Green, Yellow, Tan Supplements: Iodine, Trace Elements, Strontium Origins: Indonesia, Fiji Family: Alcyoniidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025 / 72-78° F  Minimum aquarium size is less relevant for corals. They can be successfully

Young Blushing Finger Leather Coral (Sinularia sp.) Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Aggressive Waterflow:  Medium to Strong Lighting: Moderate to High Placement: All Colouring:  Tan, Black Supplements: Iodine, Trace Elements, Strontium Origins: Indonesia, Fiji Family: Alcyoniidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025 / 72-78° F    Minimum aquarium size is less relevant for corals. They can

Cauliflower Colt Coral (Klyxum sp.) Care Level: Easy Temperament: Peaceful Waterflow:  Medium to Strong Lighting: Moderate to High Placement: All Colouring:  Tan Supplements: Iodine, Trace Elements, Strontium Origins: Indonesia, Fiji Family: Alcyoniidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025 / 72-78° F    Minimum aquarium size is less relevant for corals. They can be successfully kept in both

Cabbage Leather Coral (Sinularia brassica) Care Level: Easy Temperament: Semi-Aggressive Waterflow:  Medium to Strong Lighting: Moderate to High Placement: Top Colouring: Green Supplements: Iodine,  Strontium, Trace Elements Origins: Indonesia, Singapore Family: Alcyonlidae Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.023-1.025 / 72-78° F  You will find