ORA Scripps Green Tip Stag
Sure, slow coral growth is a good thing sometimes–for example, when we pack a frag into a tight spot and don’t want to have to prune it every weekend. But for the most part, whether a total newbie or a seasoned coral farmer, we all appreciate fast growth. The Scripps Green Tip Staghorn coral from ORA is a great example of a prolific Acropora. An especially fast grower, this coral can develop into a nice big colony in no time! It’s not bad looking either, with its highly branching form and golden apple green base color. In some cases, the base color can verge toward a purplish hue, especially near the tips.
Much like other staghorns, the ORA Scripps Green Tip Stag is a hardy and adaptable coral when provided with good water quality, brighter illumination and plenty of water movement. It may be placed at any tank level with medium-high light intensity and moderate-strong water flow.
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Size and Care Requirements
- Purchase Size: ~1″ (length)
- Max Size: NA
- Water Parameters: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.2-8.4, sg 1.023-1.025
- Color: Tan-green base and bright green polyps
- Reef-Safe: Yes
- Diet: Zooxanthellate
The Benefits of Farmed Scripps Green Tip Stag
Captive-bred livestock offers a huge advantage over wild specimens. Because it is cultured in captivity, it is better adapted to living in an aquarium, tends to be more disease resistant and harbors fewer pests. It is also better able to handle shipping/acclimation stress! By purchasing captive-bred Scripps Green Tip Stag acros, you support the aquaculture of marine organisms and help to make our hobby more sustainable.
100% Alive on Arrival (AoA) Guarantee
We guarantee that every ORA Scripps Green Tip Stag coral we sell will be Alive On Arrival and in good health. Should it arrive in any other state, we will replace it free of charge (including shipping). If the total livestock loss is less than $40, we will issue store credit. For more information, please also visit our 100% Alive On Arrival Guarantee page.
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