MYSTERY CORAL: Softball for Summer

11 Jun, 2021

Can you identify this beautiful coral, photographed by Grant Rakowski at Lansing, Michigan-based aquarium wholesaler A&M Aquatics?

Summertime is here, and that means time for softball! Veteran aquarists will have a blast trying to identify this—well, how should we put it—”perennial favorite” of our underwater reef gardens. It’s one of several corals featured in the forthcoming July/August 2021 issue of CORAL Magazine.

Get your guess ready, post the in the comments below, and then click for the answer!

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Matt Pedersen

Matt Pedersen is a Sr. Editor and Associate Publisher with Reef To Rainforest Media, LLC & CORAL Magazines, and is a Sr. Editor and Publishing Partner with Aquatic Media Press, LLC & AMAZONAS Magazine. Matt has kept aquariums for 38 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.


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