In addition to saltwater fish, corals are what turn your rock scape into an exotic reef. But with so many corals to choose from, it’s not always easy to know which ones are best. They vary in prices, care difficulty, and even their biological
Large Polyp Stony (LPS) corals are some of the more popular corals you will find in the hobby. Euphyllia
Small Polyp Stony (SPS) corals are also common but can be more difficult to keep. They are typically considered an expert level coral. SPS are usually found as plate-like or branching in appearance. They are beautiful and come in a wide range of colors such as orange, purple, blue, green, and even pink. They require high light levels and stable calcium and alkalinity to maintain their skeletal structure.
Soft corals are an excellent choice for beginners. They don’t have a skeletal structure to maintain making them a little more forgiving for those new to the hobby. However, they do require good lighting for photosynthesis and even supplemental feedings such as zooplankton. Common soft corals include
Aquatic Dreams is a saltwater aquarium shop located in Clearfield, UT. They have grown to hold one of the largest stocks of aquacultured corals in the state of Utah! Stop by to view our wide selection of LPS, SPS, and soft corals in addition to saltwater fish and supplies. Find us at 510 Antelope Dr, Suite #301, Clearfield, UT 84015