The Spongodes Montipora is an encrusting and branching type SPS coral that has a fast rate of growth once established in your reef aquarium. We have both encrusted with branch buds or full "sticks" versions of this item for sale. Just include a note with your order to request either version!
The Coral Farm frags are mounted to a fired ceramic plug or piece of rubble rock that can be mounted to your live rock with super glue gel or epoxy.
74-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.0-8.4, sg 1.023-1.026
Moderate to High
Customer trades in a colony he grew from a frag!
Montipora Spongodes is hailed for its adaptability and resilience, making it an ideal choice for both novice and experienced aquarists. This coral thrives under a range of lighting conditions, although moderate to high light intensity is recommended to foster optimal growth and vivid pigmentation. It demonstrates remarkable tolerance to variations in water parameters, yet maintaining stable levels of calcium, alkalinity, and magnesium is crucial for its skeletal integrity and overall well-being.
Once introduced into a home reef aquarium, Montipora Spongodes unveils a bright display of colors, ranging from deep purples and reds to vibrant greens. Its polyps gracefully extend, imbuing the aquatic environment with a sense of movement and vitality. Damsels and other fish will zig-zag throughout the structure of pillaring branches, finding comfort in the protection it offers.