Montipora capricornis

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Cap Coral
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Cap Coral
Species Montipora capricornis
Difficulty Moderate
Required Lighting Medium
Temp. 72-78F
Placement Midground
Coloration Tan/Red/Purple/ Orange/Green
pH 8.1-8.4
Specific Gravity 1.023-1.025
Water Hardness Hard
Temperament Peaceful
Water Flow High

Alternative names[edit]

Red Candy Cap Coral, Monti Cap, Leaf Plate Montipora, Cap Coral, Cabbage Coral, Cup Montipora, Vase Coral

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A SPS coral, the Cap Coral is unmistakable with it's swirling plates. Available in tan, tan with purple rim, red, purple, orange and green colour varieties.

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