The Montipora Hirsuta is a branching montipora species which has an unusual growth pattern, which consists of short stumpy branches attached to a larger plate. It is adorned with neon green polyps on a darker green background.
It is an SPS coral (small polyp stony) with very brittle branches, which can easily break.
They are however a faster growing SPS, so before long a frag will turn into a full colony under the right conditions.
This coral needs good lighting and moderate flow to maintain optimum health.
In addition to this, it will also require the correct levels of Calcium, Alkalinity, and Magnesium along with various other trace elements found in natural seawater.
Additional feeding isn't required to maintain its health however it will feed on micro-plankton and very fine coral foods.
This SPS coral requires good reef conditions to show it`s full potential.
Care Level - Moderate
Flow - Medium to Strong
Lighting - High
Temperament - Peaceful
Frags of this coral are 1 inch and are glued to a frag plug
Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image provided.