Long Polyp Toadstool, Sarcophyton, Leather Soft Coral, 2" to 3" - AquaCultured For Sale -
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Long Polyp Toadstool, Sarcophyton, Leather Soft Coral, 2" to 3" - AquaCultured:
This Common Toadstool Coral is one of the hardiest of corals. It is easy to keep and propagate, making it a great coral for the beginner. a thick smooth, single stalk with a flared, smooth mushroom-shaped top that can be folded or funnel-shaped. Depending on the species, younger colonies are mushroom-shaped and mature colonies are more lobed and folded like a toadstool. Some keep the toadstool look their entire life. The flesh is firm and soft, yet can be easily torn. The "top" is called a capitulum and within that area are found long autozooid polyps for feeding and many also have siphonozooid polyps for water movement. The polyps can retract all the way, giving them a smooth look. This coral has bright green polyps.They like a moderate water flow, medium to high lighting, and for nutrition they use the symbiotic algae, zooxanthellae, that lives within their tissue, as well as extracting nutrients from the water. They do grow large and are aggressive if allowed to touch other corals, so they need plenty of space.
Care Level: Intermediate
Lighting: Medium to High
Waterflow: Medium to High
Water Conditions: 75-79°
Suggested supplements: Calcium, Alkalinity, Magnesium, Iodine, Strontium, other Trace Elements
This coral has been 'fragged', or cut from a much larger parent and has been rubber banded, and has now attached a ceramic tile.
Sizes range from 1" to 3" and tile 1".
I have strived to provide an accurate description of the coral.Photo's are only a representation of the coral you will receive and not the actual coral.Photo's taken with Iphone. Colors in person are even more impressive.
SHIPPING FEE – The $50 Fed Ex PRIORITY ( Delivered by 10:30AM ) Shipping Fee applies towards ONE, MULTIPLE or AS MANY corals as you wish to purchase at this time.
SHIPPING DATE - I only ship on Mondays for TUESDAY ARRIVAL ( excluding Holidays ). Once a Shipping Label is created you will be notified via and provided with a Federal Express Tracking Number. Your coral will be carefully bagged and boxed, placed inside an insulated Styrofoam box, placed inside a cardboard shipping box, which may include a heat or a cold pack.
GUARANTEE - ARRIVE ALIVE, PERIOD - You have paid for Federal Express Priority Shipping, which is delivered to you by 10:30 AM ( on a Tuesday morning ). It is your responsibility to receive this item, inspect it and begin acclimation of coral as soon as the delivery is made. DO NOT LET THIS SIT ON YOUR DOORSTEP ALL AFTERNOON. It is assumed that you are aware this is for a SALTWATER aquarium, specifically a REEF AQUARIUM. If you are not familiar with a Saltwater Reef Aquarium or how to acclimate corals PLEASE DO NOT BUY THIS CORAL and consider buying a book on Reef Aquaria. Any losses must be reported immediately ( via s Contact Seller Link ), must be accompanied with a clear photo to validate your claim ( via s Contact Seller Link ), and will be provided in the form of a CREDIT towards your next purchase. Any unannounced, unexpected or surprise Credit Card or Pay Pal Disputes will be contested. While Federal Express is fairly reliable exceptions can occur. These situations are always tricky and I will try to work with you towards a positive outcome.
LOCAL PICK UP IS AVAILABLE, by appointment only, Thousand Oaks CA 91360( North of Los Angeles, West of the San Fernando Valley, near the 101 and 23 Frwys ). Prior to, or after purchase has been made, contact me ( via s Contact Seller Link ) so that I can offer you available day / time to pick up your coral(s). I will individually bag your corals and if needed can offer a box for multiple bagged corals. Due to variations in water quality and your ability, or inability, to acclimate noguaranteeis offered once you select your piece and leave our facility / coral farm.
Your purchase of this coral from this web page constitutes and confirms your acceptance and acknowledgement of the above stated Shipping and Guarantee, along with the efforts required on your part.