The Full Monty: Montipora Corals

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Introduction If you are looking for a great beginner SPS coral, you should give serious consideration to the corals in the genus Monitpora, affectionately called “Monties” by those who care for them. Montipora corals are beautiful and easy to keep corals as long as you keep your water parameters in the …

Albert B Ulrich IIIThe Full Monty: Montipora Corals
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SPS Coral

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What is an SPS Coral? SPS coral is the name given to the group of coral species that have a stony  calcium carbonate skeleton with tiny coral polyps. These corals are generally the first that come to mind when someone joins the reef aquarium hobby, sometimes called the ‘true’ corals because they are the corals that …

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