Colony Polyp, Radioactive Dragon Eye (Zoanthus sp.)

Colony Polyp, Radioactive Dragon Eye (Zoanthus sp.)

QUICK STATS

  • Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, sg 1.023-1.025, pH 8.0-8.4
  • Color Form: Blue, Green
  • Supplements: Iodine, Trace Elements
  • Origin: Indonesia, Vanuatu
  • Family: Zoanthidae
  • Care Level: Easy
  • Temperament: Semi-aggressive
  • Lighting: Moderate
  • Waterflow: Medium
  • Placement: Middle to Top
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Description

The Colony Polyp, Radioactive Dragon Eyes glow with a radioactive green that is sure to have fellow Zoanthid collectors burning green with envy. This amazing color morph exudes a supernatural beauty that immediately elevates your reef aquarium status. Due to its relative ease-of-care, these Colony Polyps make a great choice for avid Zoa collector or budding reef aquarium hobbyist.
Colony Polyps have the ability to sting other polyps or corals. While the sting is not strong, be sure to provide sufficient space between them and other corals because of its semi-aggressive temperament and potential to crowd out neighbors.

Similar to other Zoanthus Colony Polyps, the Colony Polyp, Radioactive Dragon Eyes are easy to maintain, making it a good choice for beginner reef aquarists. The Colony Polyp, Radioactive Dragon Eyes require moderate light levels combined with medium water movement within the aquarium. For continued good health, Colony Polyp’s will also require the addition of iodine and other trace elements.

Under ideal conditions, the Colony Polyp, Radioactive Dragon Eyes will multiply without difficulty in home reef aquariums by budding (splitting off a portion of their base or mouth) to increase the size of the colony. The Colony Polyp, Radioactive Dragon Eyes contain the symbiotic algae zooxanthellae which satisfies almost all of its nutritional requirements. If the lighting is not optimal, the Colony Polyp, Radioactive Dragon eyes should be fed micro-plankton or baby brine shrimp.

It is common to receive a rock that is not completely covered in polyps. However, under the right conditions, they will quickly spread across this and surrounding rocks in the aquarium.

Approximate Purchase Size: Small: 2″ to 3″; Medium: 3″ to 4″; Large: 4″ to 5″

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