• Name:

    Confetti Rainbow Yuma

  • Family: Ricordeidae
  • Species: Mushroom Ricordea
  • Scientific Name: Ricordea yuma
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General info about Confetti Rainbow Yuma

In general, mushroom corals coming from the genus Ricordea have small and rounded body with berry shaped tentacles. Both sides of the Ricordea Mushroom Corals are functional where the bottom part acts as a locomotive mechanism while the top portion acts as a mouth.

As for the Confetti Rainbow Yuma, they are predominantly colored violet and orange. This are the water parameters for cultivating Confetti Rainbow Yuma: 

  • Calcium: 400 - 450 ppm
  • Alkalinity: 2.86 - 4.29 MEQ/L (8 - 12 dKH)
  • Phosphates: 0
  • Magnesium: 1200 - 1350
  • Strontium: 8 - 10
  • Temperature: 72° - 78° F (22° - 26° C)
  • Salinity / Specific Gravity: 1.023 - 1.025
  • pH: 8.1 - 8.4

Confetti Rainbow Yuma Diet & Nutrition

In the wild, Confetti Rainbow Yuma has developed a symbiotic feeding relationship with marine algae called zooxanthellae that is living within their tissues. But in captivity, you have to feed them with nanoplankton and you may add dissolved organics in the water.

Fragging / Propagating Confetti Rainbow Yuma

A mature tank is highly recommended in propagating Confetti Rainbow Yuma. They must be set at the botoom of the tank to simulate their natural wild environment.

Flow / Lighting Requirements for Confetti Rainbow Yuma

The Confetti Rainbow Yuma requires moderate lighting and moderate waterflow.

Confetti Rainbow Yuma Origin

The Confetti Rainbow Yuma can be found in the waters of the Indo-Pacific Ocean.

Caution Should be Taken with Confetti Rainbow Yuma

The Confetti Rainbow Yuma has a semi-aggressive behaviour. Proper spacing must be observed in relation to other coral species in the tank.

How to Acclimate Confetti Rainbow Yuma

The Confetti Rainbow Yuma is a marine species. Therefore, salinity must be maintained thoroughly at 1.023 to 1.025 specific gravity.

Stinging Tentacles on Confetti Rainbow Yuma

The Confetti Rainbow Yuma has long sweeper tentacles that can sting nearby corals.

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Name Species Family Scientific Name More Detail Added by
Confetti Rainbow Yuma Mushroom Ricordea Ricordeidae Ricordea yuma

In general, mushroom corals coming from the genus Ricordea have small and rounded body with berry shaped tentacles. Both sides of the Ricordea Mushroom Corals are functional where the bottom part acts as a locomotive mechanism while the top portion acts as a mouth.

As for the Confetti Rainbow Yuma, they are predominantly colored violet and orange. This are the water parameters for cultivating Confetti Rainbow Yuma: 

  • Calcium: 400 - 450 ppm
  • Alkalinity: 2.86 - 4.29 MEQ/L (8 - 12 dKH)
  • Phosphates: 0
  • Magnesium: 1200 - 1350
  • Strontium: 8 - 10
  • Temperature: 72° - 78° F (22° - 26° C)
  • Salinity / Specific Gravity: 1.023 - 1.025
  • pH: 8.1 - 8.4
Tony Palacios

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