Common names: Scolymia, Scoly, Donut Coral
Natural origin: Indo-Pacific
Sensitivity (Level 2): Scolymias are generally very tolerant of most conditions, but stable alkalinity is important.
Feeding: Scolymias have a very strong prey capture ability. They may be fed any meaty foods including pellets.
Lighting (Level 4 to 7): These corals prefer moderate lighting, but may be adapted to higher. Be sure to acclimate them when moving to higher light.
Water flow: Moderate to stronger water flow is ideal.
Placement: Scolymias must be placed on the sand. They are aggressive corals with long sweeper tentacles, so be sure to leave ample space around them.
General: Stable alkalinity is a must with these corals and calcium above 400 is best to promote growth.
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