The Yellow Leather Coral is often known as Mushroom, Leather, or Trough Corals, they are found in various shades of brown, tan or green, with white, green or gold polyps.
The Yellow Leather Corals are relatively peaceful, but adequate space should be provided between them and other corals in the reef aquarium. Some can produce toxins which are harmful to other reef inhabitants.
The Yellow Leather Corals are easy to maintain in the reef aquarium and make an excellent coral for the beginning through expert reef aquarist, they require medium to high lighting combined with medium to strong water movement.
The symbiotic algae zooxanthellae hosted within its body provides the majority of its nutritional needs from the light driven process of photosynthesis. It will also benefit from additional food such as micro-plankton, baby brine shrimp, or foods designed for filter feeding invertebrates such as our Live Rock and Coral Food
This coral is normally shipped an inch and a half to two and a half inches, attached to a small piece of live rock or rubble.