Coral Guide

Podabacia - Green   (Podabacia sp.)
Family: Fungiidae (Stony Corals)
Habitat: Turbulent areas of reef flats and lagoons with rocky bottoms.
Light: Medium   Water Flow: Medium   Space: 50+ gal.
Reef Safe: Yes   Care Level: Moderate   Temperament: Caution
Diet: These corals have zooxanthellae which provide much of their nutrition. It is believed they also feed on microzooplankton and directly absorb some nutrients from the water.
Natural History: Podabacia is a rare genus in Fungiidae of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It is fixed and colonial as an adult, growing in plate-like colonies.
Husbandry: Podabacea is less able to purge itself of sedimant and so should be located on rocky areas of an aquarium.

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