General information - Micromussa amakusensis is one of the rarest
corals available in the market. This beautiful coral grow very well in
captivity when providing its needs. This genus has been newly
discovered in the reef aquarium hobby but although it is very expensive
it became a very desired coral. In nature, micromussa amakusensis
can be found in protected reef environments and rocky foreshores.
Common Name – Passionfruit Micromussa, Micromussa
Scientific Name - Micromussa amakusensis
Photo by: Ohad H
Family - Mussidae
Origin - Pacific
Nutrition - Although this coral will grow without direct feeding it will thrive when feeding and will grow faster.
Meaty foods such as Mysis, krill, brine shrimp and Cyclops are great food source. Calcium, Magnesium,
Strontium and Trace Elements will benefit this magnificent coral.
Behavior – Peaceful
Maintenance and care – It is highly recommended to place the Micromussa coral upright with indirect
medium light and medium variable flow. Using Kalkwasser Mix or a calcium reactor will be great for this
coral and with the right conditions it will grow very fast.
Water Parameters – Temperature: 72F-78F, pH 8.1-8.4, Specific Gravity 1.022-1.025, dKH 8-12,
Water flow- Low