A preview of articles and images in the new issue of CORAL, The Reef & Marine Aquarium Magazine, July/August 2018.
Stylophora are a branching small polyp stony coral from the Family Pocilloporidae. They make a great addition to either a mixed stony coral reef or an SPS dominated reef. We keep Stylophora mainly in both medium light and medium water flow. Having said that, their overall growth and color might benefit from both stronger light and flow than they are receiving here.
A small polyp stony coral (SPS) dominated aquarium is one of the most attention-grabbing reef biotopes. Luckily, it is possible to replicate the appearance of a traditional SPS reef with selections of much hardier SPS corals. Here is a list of some hardy SPS corals.