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General info about Blue Cespitularia

Cespitularia is a type of soft corals that has several long stem and incorporated in just a single branch. Their polyps are long and elegantly designed making them one of the most preferred aquarium piece. This is on top of the fact that they are easy to care.

As for the Blue Cespitularia, they are predominantly colored blue with yellow cream polyps. This are the water parameters for cultivating Blue Cespitularia:

  • Calcium: 420 - 440 ppm
  • Alkalinity: 2.86 - 4.259 MEQ/L (8 - 12 dKH)
  • Phosphates: > 0.10 mg/L
  • Magnesium: 1260 - 1350
  • Strontium: 8 -10 mg/L
  • Temperature: 72° - 78° F (22° - 26° C)
  • Salinity / Specific Gravity: 1.023 - 1.025
  • pH: 8.1 - 8.4

Diet & Nutrition

While the Blue Cespitularia gets it primary nourishment from a symbiotic zooxanthellae living within its tissues, thye require supplemental feeding like mysis or brine shrimp.

Determining Sex

The Blue Cespitularia should be set either at the bottom or at the middle part of the tank.

Breeding & Spawning

The Blue Cespitularia only requires moderate lighting and moderate waterflow.

Origination

The Blue Cespitularia can be found in the waters of the Indo-Pacific Ocean.

Caution

The Blue Cespitularia are susceptible during shipment and transportation where most of them shows high mortality rates.

Acclimation Process

Careful and prolonged acclimation is required by the Blue Cespitularia.

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Blue Cespitularia Cespitularia Soft Coral Xeniidae Cespitularia sp

Cespitularia is a type of soft corals that has several long stem and incorporated in just a single branch. Their polyps are long and elegantly designed making them one of the most preferred aquarium piece. This is on top of the fact that they are easy to care.

As for the Blue Cespitularia, they are predominantly colored blue with yellow cream polyps. This are the water parameters for cultivating Blue Cespitularia:

  • Calcium: 420 - 440 ppm
  • Alkalinity: 2.86 - 4.259 MEQ/L (8 - 12 dKH)
  • Phosphates: > 0.10 mg/L
  • Magnesium: 1260 - 1350
  • Strontium: 8 -10 mg/L
  • Temperature: 72° - 78° F (22° - 26° C)
  • Salinity / Specific Gravity: 1.023 - 1.025
  • pH: 8.1 - 8.4
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