MYSTERY CORAL: Acropora

12 Apr, 2019

Can you identify this coral which is being grown and fragged by hobbyist-coral farmer Thinh Vu? Image: Michael Vargas Photography.

Can you identify this coral which is being grown and fragged by hobbyist-coral farmer Thinh Vu? Image: Michael Vargas Photography.

Hints:

It was discovered by a Canadian coral importer, developing from an Acropora initially imported from Sulawesi, Indonesia. Half-inch frags of this coveted coral have reportedly sold for as much as $2,000.

Please post guesses and/or comments below.

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Matt Pedersen
Matt Pedersen

Matt Pedersen is a Sr. Editor and Associate Publisher with Reef To Rainforest Media, LLC, including AMAZONAS & CORAL Magazines. Matt has kept aquariums for 36 years, has worked in most facets of the aquarium trade, is an active aquarist and fish breeder (both marine and freshwater), and was recognized with the 2009 MASNA Award as the MASNA Aquarist of the Year.

5 Comments

  1. April 12, 2019

    Acropora Loripes

  2. April 12, 2019

    RRC JAW DROPPER

  3. April 13, 2019

    That one is easy, RRC Jawdropper.

  4. April 13, 2019

    SeaUnicorn nest 🙂

  5. April 17, 2019

    RRC Jaw Breaker

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