Category Archives: LPS Corals

Caring for Acanthastrea Corals: A Comprehensive Guide

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Introduction Acanthastrea corals, commonly known as Acan corals, are a popular choice among reef tank enthusiasts due to their vibrant colors and unique patterns. These LPS (Large Polyp Stony) corals are not only beautiful but also relatively easy to care for, making them suitable for both beginners and experienced aquarists. This guide will provide you […]

How to Care for LPS Corals

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Large polyp stony (LPS) corals are a fascinating group that contains a calcium skeleton with large fleshy polyps. They come in a variety of colours and shapes, and are more forgiving than other corals, making them perfect marine organisms for saltwater aquariums.  LPS corals originate from deep, slow-moving water, and are often exposed to turbid […]