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Post  thierry on Thu Jun 16, 2011 12:26 pm

Source: liveaquaria.com

QUICK STATS
  • Care Level: Easy
  • Temperament: Semi-aggressive
  • Lighting: Moderate to High
  • Waterflow: Medium to Strong
  • Placement: All
  • Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.025
  • Color Form: Black, Green, Tan
  • Origin: Indo-Pacific
  • Family: Nephtheidae
  • Insert Date: 31 May 2011


The Kenya Tree Coral, also referred to as a Cauliflower Soft Coral, Nephthea, or Nephthya, is similar to the members of both the Litophytonand Nephthea genera. It lives in a wide range of the Indo-Pacific. It has a thick trunk, like a tree, and many branches giving it an arboreal appearance.
It is not normally considered a threat to hard corals, but may itself be disturbed by their presence. The Kenya Tree Coral relies less on the symbiotic algae within it, and depends more on obtaining outside food. Microplankton, marine snow, and dissolved materials should make up the bulk of its diet.
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Post  thierry on Thu Jun 16, 2011 12:27 pm

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Capnella imbricata (Kenya Tree Coral) Empty Cleaning 22-6-2011

Post  thierry on Thu Jun 23, 2011 10:41 am

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Post  thierry on Thu Jul 21, 2011 4:49 pm

I decided to make a map of which is located where, for tracebility. This one is now known as 1.4, the middle one on the top shelf.
Here a picture after cleaning on July 6.
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And a couple more after cleaning on July 16.
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Post  thierry on Tue Aug 16, 2011 4:54 pm

Now this one is the most left Kenya Tree on the shelf, I sold the one on the left of it.
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Post  thierry on Mon Aug 29, 2011 12:58 pm

This is the one second from the left. It moved one shelf down.
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Post  thierry on Mon Sep 12, 2011 1:55 pm

Still second from the left
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