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Nuclear Green Polyp Frag - Palythoa sp.

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Palythoa polyps depend heavily on lighting and the zooxanthellate algae found in the polyps. While they will tolerate lower light, they will thrive if kept under higher light. They can also be target-fed occassionally with foods like brine shrimp or finely chopped mysis, clam, shrimp or other meaty foods.

Palythoa polyps can spread quickly over surfaces and may even overgrow other corals. They should be places in areas with plenty of room to spread where they will not endanger other corals in the aquarium. They should also have moderate to high flow.

Some Palythoa polyps secrete a toxin known as "palytoxin". This substance is known as one of the most powerful and dangerous toxins in nature, but a reaction beyond a mild skin rash is very rare. Avoid coming into contact with polyps for prolonged periods or with any open cuts or wounds; the use of gloves when handling your polyps is recommended.

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Specifications
MPN
1007-polyp2
Manufacturer
That Fish Place
Common NameNuclear Green Polyp Frag
Scientific NamePalythoa sp.
OriginAquacultured (Indo-Pacific)
Water MovementModerate
AggressivenessModerate
Light IntensityModerate to High
DifficultyEasy to Moderate
Specific Gravity Range1.022-1.026
pH Range8.0-8.4
Temperature Range75-78
Water Hardness8-12 dKH
ToxicSlightly
Internal Id
38963

State Restrictions
Alaska
Armed Forces Americas
Armed Forces Europe
Armed Forces Pacific
California
Hawaii
Puerto Rico

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