• Name:

    Burning Banana Stylocoeniella

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  • Family: Astrocoeniidae
  • Species: Stylocoeniella
  • Scientific Name: Stylocoeniella sp
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Also Know As:

| Thorn Coral

| Blushing Star Coral

General info about Burning Banana Stylocoeniella

In general, corals comng from the genus Stylocoeniella usually has an encrusting or massive type of coral growth. They colony often forms a mound where you can easily distinguished their highly developed corallite with a well developed and raise corallite wall.

As for the Burning Banana Stylocoeniella, they are predominantly colored yellow green with red tentacles. This are the water parameters for cultivating Burning Banana Stylocoeniella: 

  • 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

Diet & Nutrition

The Burning Banana Stylocoeniella get its primary nutrition from a symbiotic algae called zooxanthellae that is living within their tissues. However, we still rcommend you do supplemental feeding by adding mysis and brine shrimp in the water.

Determining Sex

A mature tank is highly recommended in propagating Burning Banana Stylocoeniella. They must be set at the middle or bottom part of the tank to simulate their natural wild environment.

Breeding & Spawning

The Burning Banana Stylocoeniella requires moderate lighting and moderate waterflow.

Origination

The Burning Banana Stylocoeniella can be found in the waters of the Indo-Pacific Ocean, particularly in Japan to Australia and Egypt to Tahiti. They are now listed as a threatened species under Appendix II of the CITES list.

Caution

The Burning Banana Stylocoeniella has a aggressive behaviour. So proper spacing in relation to other corals must be observed.  

Acclimation Process

The Burning Banana Stylocoeniella is a marine species. Therefore, salinity must be maintained thoroughly at 1.023 to 1.025 specific gravity.

Venomous

The Burning Banana Stylocoeniella has sweeper tentacles that can sting nearby corals.

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Burning Banana Stylocoeniella Stylocoeniella Astrocoeniidae Stylocoeniella sp

In general, corals comng from the genus Stylocoeniella usually has an encrusting or massive type of coral growth. They colony often forms a mound where you can easily distinguished their highly developed corallite with a well developed and raise corallite wall.

As for the Burning Banana Stylocoeniella, they are predominantly colored yellow green with red tentacles. This are the water parameters for cultivating Burning Banana Stylocoeniella: 

  • 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
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