Category Archives: Polyp

How to Care for LPS Corals

The Coral Barn Blog - LPS Coral Care

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 […]

How to Care for Zoanthid Corals

The Coral Barn Blog - Zoanthid Coral Care

Zoanthid corals are some of the easiest types of coral to keep in your home’s aquarium build. With their characteristic bright colours and their unique polyp shape, they’re both pleasing to the eye and an effective part of any miniature ecosystem. Contrary to other species of coral, zoanthids have several tendrils that surround their central […]