:  Trachyphylliidae
Taxonomy: Scleractinia: Trachyphylliidae (Stony Corals)
Body Form: Trachyphylliids grow as a thick convoluted rope of polyps and are referred to as 'open brain corals'.
Diet: Some have zooxanthellae and others are entirely heterotrophic.    Care Level:  moderate
Natural History: Trachyphyllids benefit from regular feeding. They have sweeper tentacles that they regularly used at night and they should be kept away from other corals because they can be aggressive. They must be kept free of debris or they will decline. Water flow should be moderate to keep the polyps free of debris. They also do not transport well and great care should be taken when moving them. They are aggressive feeders and will even take fish. Some species grow attached to substrate while others grow on sediment bottoms.
Metallic Green Open Brain Coral
Open Brain Coral
Open Brain Coral - Multicolor
Trachyphyllia - Pink
Trachyphyllia - Pink & Red
Trachyphyllia - Red
Trachyphyllia - Super Red
Trachyphyllia - Super Red-Green
Wellsophyllia - Bluegreen
Wellsophyllia - Red
Wellsophyllia - Super Ultra