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Acropora cytherea (blue tip table)

Table Acropora, fine branches with light blue tips. Another potentially fast grower, it will create multiple plating tables with very fine branches. Extensive encrusting is normal and usually will lead to a lower table forming.

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  frags available $20 - 30

Acropora hyacinthus

This is a  true table coral, I salvaged it from a local store back in 2001 it was originally solid baby blue, polyps always seem to be out. This species needs strong flow and medium to strong light, it should be secured to the rocks in one spot for it to best grow and color up. New growth has many colors ranging from pinks to blues to purple and even green. The areas of fastest growth are usually light blue.

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no frags available $35 - 50

  Acropora efflorescens(wild efflo)
  Acropora efflorescens(the 500 dollar efflo)
Acropora solitaryensis

This is a current Steve Tyree LE.  From Bali this one has started to form small branches that only grow horizontal. the tips have a purple/blue hue and the polyps become progressively greener towards the growing tips.

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   1 frag available $30 - 40

Acropora simplex

 This is a coral that normaly only grows horizontaly and looks similar to a ginger root. the new growth is a bright blue purple.

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1 tiny frag (single 1" branch) available $30
no frags available $45-80

Acropora florida

This is one of my personal favorites, It may not be the most colorful but the growth form is very unique. Similar in base color to Acropora yongei but with smooth corallites and orange/golden branch tips. Large colonies will exhibit flattened branches gracefully curving and tabling. This one is a fast grower that can occasionally have growth spurts of up to 1/2" a month.

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  1 frag available $30

Acropora lokani (30,000 leagues)

Similar to Acropora loripes in that new horizontal branches are void of polyps on upper surface. This species is more table like with new growth occurring at the base of the previous branch. The growing tips have a blue/purple like coloration and most corallites have a darker coloration to them.

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no frags available $30 - 45

Acropora batunai

This coral grows like a bushy table, is a Bali deep water coral. Under captive lighting it develops a yellow green coloration. It grows like a bushy table with growing margins being bright green. Under intense lighting a pinkish hues will develop.

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 1 frag available $25 - 30

Acropora paniculata

This is a Bali deep water coral. Under captive lighting it develops a turquoise coloration. It grows similar to Acropora jacqelineae but the corallites are more elongated.

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1 frag available $25 - 30

Acropora prostrata (green with pink/orange coralites and tips)

 This coral is often referred to as the "Sunset Mille". The tips and coralite edges become a orange coloration and under strong light this pigment will intensify

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3 frags available $30-40

Acropora prostrata (green)

From Bali, originally growing in a table form but now growing randomly. It is similar to a Acropora millepora but the branches are somewhat  thinner.

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no frags available $15 - 25

Acropora prostrata (pink coralites blue tips and green polyps)

 also called the Rainbow prostrata

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 1 frag available $30 -45

Acropora prostrata (pink with blue tips)

 similar to "Snowcone porstrata" and the "Willes Mille" this is a very colorful species with pink coralites and blue growing margins.

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no frags available $30 - 45

Acropora austera

Originating from one of  Steve Tyree's tanks this coral has morphed into a solid plate. The new growth occurs in the form of branches with blue/gray polyps. Here it is seen under 20k lighting.

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2 frags available $15 - 25

Acropora subulata

Similar in color and appearance to Acropora tenuis but with thinner branches and smaller corallites. The main distinguishable character of this coral is that the blue is not only on the tips but it carries down the branch on the tips of the corallites as far as an inch or more.

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  frags available  $30 - 40

Acropora schmitti

This coral has blue tips and encrusting edges, there is a green glow coming from each of the barrel shaped corallites, as well as from the corallites edges away from the growing tips

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 no frags available  $25 - 35

Acropora tenuis

 This coral is unique to my system, in that it had completely bleached back in 2006 due to stresses in the new system, The base color and polyps have developed a brilliant green pigment. Picture taken under 20k halide lighting.

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1 frag available (greenish base) $25 - 40

Acropora (sp) "Pink Jade"

Grows in a compact bush shape.

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 frags available $ 35

Acropora (sp) ORA "Plum Crazy"

Grows in a compact bush shape.

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 no frags available $ 45

Acropora (sp) ORA "Pearl Berry"

Grows in a compact bush shape.

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no frags available $ 45

Acropora (sp) "Pink Lemonade"

Grows in a compact bush shape that over time may flatten out into a table like growth form. This one originated from Greg C and seems to not require as much light as similarly colored corals. I hope to have frags available in the summer of 2012.

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 no frags available $ 55

Acropora (sp) "Shades of Fall"

Grows in a compact bush shape. This one develops a very unique shade of orange and yelow/greens

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 no frags available $ 55

Acropora nasuta (Hugo frag1)

I think I got this one at an event at the O.C. fair grounds in March or April of 2008. It has mostly purple polyps and purple coralites and green base color and  the polyps are green toward the tips.

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 no frag available $ 35

Acropora nasuta (Hugo frag2)

Originating from Our SCMAS Swap in January of 2009 this species as all purple polyps, and a white background color.

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3 frags available $ 45

Acropora nasuta (Hugo frag3)

I am not exactly certain but I think I got this one when Hugo came buy to visit the farm and trade some corals. It is very similar to the one above except the branches are thinner and the coralites are more rasp like. There is also a hint of green/yellow to the background color.

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no frags available $ 45

Acropora digitfera Greg C "Acroberry"

I received this one back in 2007 at the SCMAS frag swap in January.

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2 frags available $ 35 - 45

Acropora suharsonoi

From Bali, this deep water species has extremely long tapering corallites. This specimen has a bright yellow green and seems easy to maintain using 20K lights.

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1 frag available $25 - 35

Acropora aculeus

This species has a nice bottlebrush like growth. The tips become green and branch lets get progressively longer the further they are from the tip giving it a Christmas tree like appearance. The flow should be moderate and it will do well in moderate to strong light. 

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 frags available $15 - 20

Acropora caroliniana

This piece has a yelow/green coloration and grows like a table.

 
no frags available $25 - 35

 

Acropora millepora  "Sapphire Milli"

 I acquired this piece as a small 1" frag back in 2008 from Richard (wishintobeoutside) picture taken at night with iphone 4s (over saturated)

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 frags available $ 60 - 80

Acropora millepora pink (Green graft)

  This coral requires more light to keep the coloration than the blue millepora and seems to maintain better color under 14K lighting. I recommend 250W Double Ended within 12" - 16". This coral also had a green pigment grafted into a section,

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Acropora millepora pink

  This coral requires more light to keep the coloration than the blue millepora and seems to maintain better color under 14K lighting. I recommend 250W Double Ended within 14" - 18"

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1 frag available $15 - 30

Acropora sp "Red Planet"

   Originating from ORA, this coral has a strong red coloration to the tips and coralite edges. In some cases green can be scene in the base. This seems to be a tabling species. 

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1 frag available $25 - 35

Acropora nana (light house aquatics Purple nana)

   Originating from Lighthouse Aquatics , this coral has a strong purple base color, that will become more intense under highlight.

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3 frags available $30 - 45

Acropora valida

  Originating as a fragment from Greg Ho's tank back in 2007 this coral has a strong purple base color with cream-yellow growing tips. Picture shown under 14K lighting. The purple color is what I would consider unstable, it only takes a slight stress for it to fade, however under proper lighting and nutrient levels it will return.

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 1 frag available $20 - 35

Acropora valida sp (Garf purple bonsai)  

  This coral has a strong purple base color with bright green polyps. Picture shown under 20K lighting.

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frags available $35 -55

Acropora kimbeensis

  Grows like a fine branching stag horn, this coral has developed fantastic green tips with a base color ether purple or blue depending on the direction you look at it from. Picture taken  under 14K lighting.

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 frags available $30 - 45

Acropora divaricata

This is an unusual species, the mother colony has grown to form a table. Growing branch tips develop a blue-purple coloration, best placed in a medium flow area with moderate lighting.

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1 frag  available $20 - 30
 

Green Jacket divaricata

    This is soon to be listed as a  Steve Tyree LE. This is the same coral as listed above except for one big difference,  In late 2007 it must have come in contact with the green pigment form another coral, Steve Tyree calls it a "Grafted" coral.  It started in one localized area and is quite stunning, it has a sharp edge between the regular blue-purple base coloration and the green grafted section giving it the appearance of a green jacket. There is an article in the November / December issue of ReefLife magazine explaining more. You can  also check out a HD video of this coral.

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1 frag available $60 -85

Acropora insignis

  Originally split three ways with Steve Tyree and Tracy Grey back in 2005, this coral has a unique look with reddish blue tips and very light background color. It is a more difficult to keep species requiring low phosphate (>.03ppm) and nitrate (>.6ppm) levels to keep happy and thriving. It can develop green polyps and base color under halide lighting. 

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 frags available $35 - 45
similar Australian sp available 30 to 40

Acropora sp (original Fragfarmer strawberry lemonade)

Picture taken Under 20k lighting at night with iphone4s

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no frags available $60 - 80

 

Acropora abrolhosensis (the Shaggy Dog)

This medium branching stag horn coral has blue growing tips and polyp tentacles, during the day all polyps are usually extended quite far and completely mask the underlying branches giving it the look of a "Shaggy Dog"

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no frags available $20 - 35

Acropora  sp. Greg C "Lime in the Sky"

This is a current Steve Tyree LE.  Small branching stag horn. The area in between the coralites is blue as well as the growing edges and branch tips, the branches are of a small to medium scale approx 3/8" in diameter and get thicker toward the base. The coralites and polyps are of a vivid lime green color.

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1 frag available $35 - 55

Acropora  microphalma

Small branching stag horn with 1/4 - 3/8" thick branches. This is a good beginner SPS, it will grow fairly fast. This particular one has green polyps and pale growing tips.

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1 frag available $10 - 20

Acropora lovelli (blue)

A medium branching staghorn.

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1 frag available $ 35

Acropora lovelli (Yellow/Green)

A medium branching staghorn. basically the same as above but in a yellow green color

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 1 frag available $ 35

Acropora parilis

  This is a small to medium scale stag-horn species.

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 frags available $20 - 25

Acropora variabilis

This one confuses me, originally it had a digitate looking growth like that similar to a humilis but now it is a small branching stag horn like coral. The growing edges and branches are a blue. Growth rate on the tips can exceed 3/8" of an inch a month.

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 frags available $20 - 25

Acropora sp. Tracy G light blue stag

This Medium to fine branching stag horn Originated from Tracy Grey at Reef-a-Palooza 2005.  Normal growth will be light blue and under strong lighting (400-500par)  the whole colony will turn a light blue. Under strong actinic lighting the polyps may glow green.

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  frags available $25 - 35

Acropora exquisita Greg C "Ultimate blue stag"

Originally received from Greg C. at a SCMAS frag swap back in 2004 or 2005. This Medium branching stag horn has a blue inner branch color with green coralite tips.

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1 frags available $45 - 60

Acropora exquisita version2

 This is just like the original "Ultimate blue stag" but the coralite color is a lighter brown and the inner branch color shows more of the blue base color.

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 frags available $35 - 45

 

Acropora granulosa (Greg C granulosa)

 This is from Greg C collection, it develops some nice blue growing edges and looks best under strong light with medium flow.

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 frags available $ 35 - 45

Acropora loripes (Snoopy loripes)

 A very unique growth form with long thick coralites or sub branches, Very similar to a granulosa but this species seems to branch out like a loripes.

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no frags available $45 - 55

Acropora loripes_version2

 Originally acquired as an aqua cultured coral back in 2004 this was imported under the name Acropora gomesi. It has since taken on the appearance of an Acropora granulosa.

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1 frag available $25 - 35

Acropora sp 2

Yellow tort 

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2 frags available $15 - 20

Acropora aspera (Rising Sun Stag)

A medium thickness stag horn coral with the typical branch being 1/2" in diameter. This one will slightly encrust, can grow very fast up to 3/8" a month. One very Unique characteristics is the uniform rasp-like coralites  

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 no frags available $50 - 70

Acropora nobilis

A medium thickness stag horn coral with the typical branch being 1/2" in diameter. This one doesn't encrust much, can grow up to 3/8" a month and in my system has always shown huge polyp extension. 


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 frags available $20 - 30

Acropora hoeksemai

Large branching stag with deep blue corallites and growing margins, Very sensitive to changes in light intensity, this one was acquired from Richard who got a frag of the original from Greg C. This is a difficult coral. 

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no frags available $45 - 50

Acropora yongei (blue tips)

Just like the Green Slimmer except it has blue tips and blue growing margins.  Originally acquired from Richard of mobileaquatic.com this is a great beginner SPS.  Growth can be as fast as 1/2" a month. The more current this coral gets the more branches will form. This is a medium thickness branching stag horn coral.

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no frags available $25 - 35

Acropora yongei

Also known as the "Green slimmer" due to the copious amounts of slime it produces when handled. A great beginner SPS.  Growth is very dependant on flow, in that the more current this coral gets the more branches will form. This is a medium thickness branching stag horn coral.

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 frags available $15 - 25

Acropora gomezi

Growing tips are more blunt and corallites are more globe shaped then the typical tortuosa. Color seems to have more light blues and greens in it and it grows a little slower.

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no frags available  $35 -50

Acropora tortuosa (Cali tort)

 With solid purple/blue coloration with hints of green and blue tips.

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no  frags available  $30 - 50

Acropora Tortuosa (Oregon tort)

I received the original frag back in 2008 from Richard of mobileaquatic.com . This coral has very uniform sized Corallites and a bluer pigment which makes it easy to distinguish from the other tortuosa species. Also the growing branch tips have purple centers where as the tortuosa have green centers. The growth rate is very slow probably about 1/8" a month at best.

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no frags available $55 - 75

Acropora sp (miyagi tort)

Another old school coral, I got this one as a frag back in 2008.

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no frag available $55 - 75

 

Acropora Tortuosa "Becker Tort"

This is a current Steve Tyree LE

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2 frags available $50-65

Acropora sp. ORA
"Miami orchid"

A medium thickness stag horn coral with blue tips. Good beginner stag that grows very fast so adequate space must be given to avoid crowding.

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 frags available $15 - 25

Acropora sp (ORA Frog Skin Acro)

A medium thickness stag horn coral this species has a base color of yellow/green and develops a purple hue to the growing tips.

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 frags available $15 - 25

Acropora formosa

A medium thickness stag horn coral with a brown base color and blue tips. Good beginner stag that can easily grow more than 1/2" month, so adequate space must be given to avoid crowding.

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 frags available $20 - 30

Acropora sp (Aqua Delight)

This is a medium branching stag horn coral

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1 frag available $30 -40

Acropora sp.
"Ponape Torch Staghorn"

This is a current Steve Tyree LE

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1 frag available $30 -40

 

Acropora grandis

Large branching Stag average branch is 1" thick

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 frags available $10 - 15

 

Acropora (sp) Australian bottle brush

Originating from Australlia, this one grows in a bottle brush like shape.

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1 frag available $ 35

Acropora navini

Bottlebrush-like branches, the base color is a nice green color and the coralite tips and growing margins are blue. 

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1 frag available  $35 - 40

Acropora turaki (ORA Hawkings echinata)

Picture taken Under 20k lighting. This coral has blue tips and a semi bottle brush like growth.

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frags available $15 - 25

 

Acropora carduus

This unusual coral originated as an unknown bright green tipped frag from a trade with Steve Tyree. It has acquired a purple base with green tips and is growing in a bottlebrush fashion. This is one of the corals pictured on my business cards and at the top of the home page.
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no frags available  $ 55 - 70