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Caulastrea sp.
White Trumpet Coral, Bullseye Coral, Candy Coral

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White Trumpet Coral - Caulastrea sp. (22kb)
Photo Credit: Thiago Somera

Name: Caulastrea sp.
Care CurrentLighting
Origin: Indo-Pacific
Medium Medium Medium

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Bullseye, Candy or Trumpet Coral: Normally medium to large polyps with normally a greenish center. Also normally has distinctive flower-shaped lines on the outside of polyp. Sometimes confused with the corals Favia spp. or Blastomussa. Hope this info helps :)

Contributed by Simon
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The most common name I've seen this to be called is Candy Cane (not the same as a Candy Coral I don't believe). Mine has doubled in size in a year by keeping it in medium/high flow and under the metal halides.

Contributed by Andrew Richardson

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