Elegant Coral
(Catalaphyllia jardenei)

Stony coral that is quite hardy as an aquarium addition.  Exhibits tentacles similar to an anemone and has a vibrant green coloration through the central portion of the coral.

Aquarium Type:

Salt Water


Moderate light source necessary including actinic lighting.

Special Care:

Fairly aggressive coral, has powerful stinging cells and extends tentacles quite a distance from the stony base.

Native Habitat:

Found from the Salamon Islands and Jakarta