Christmas Favia is a bright green color with red mouths. Favia sp. grows in an encrusting manner and considered an easy coral for the beginning hobbyist. The Christmas Favia likes gentle currents and lower lighting. Favia will benefit from the feeding of brine shrimp, Mysis, or micro-plankton.
Care Level: Intermediate
Placement: Bottom - Middle
Water Conditions: 75-80° F; sg 1.024-1.026 (1.025 is ideal); pH 8.1-8.4 Ca 420-440 ppm, Alk 8-9.5 dKH, Mg 1260-1350, Nitrates <10ppm, Phosphates, < .10ppm
The coral pictured here is a representation only and the piece you receive is similar from the same coral but may vary in pattern, coloration and shape.