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- Sun Coral
Information about the body shape, skeletal characteristics, how it appears, colouring etc.
Any species that look similar to this one, that may be mixed up.
Something about what size the it grows to in the wild, plus in captivity.
Anything that lives in sybiosis, parasitic or opportunistically with it.
Notes about what they do, how they inteact with others, different species etc.
The size of tank suitable for it, including reasoning behind this judgement.
Type and amount of water flow suitable for it.
How much lighting is required for it.
What it requires in terms of feeding, type of foods and frequency.
How quickly it will grow under various conditions.
Things that adversely effect it, such as bacterial infections, parasites etc.
Additional things / items that are important for care in captivity.
Consuming a frozen mysis shrimp.
Does it have any fish that it should not be housed with?
Does it have coral that it is not compatable with?
Is it compatable with other invertebrates such as molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms?
How it reproduces, how suitable it is to breeding or captive propagation, techniques on how to etc.
Which oceans and reefs it is found.
Where it is found on the natural reefs, the reef zone.
Some additional notes on it that don't fit in the above sections.
- Tubastrea: the striking sunflower coral by Eric Borneman - Aquarium Net
- Non-photosynthetic Corals: They really are hard! by J. Charles Delbeek - Advanced Aquarists Magazine Online
- Report on Successful Husbandry Method for a General Azooxanthellate Reef System Including Dendronephthya by Charles Matthews - reefkeeping.com