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Green Striped Mushroom
(Actinodiscus sp.)
Green Striped Mushroom
Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image provided.
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Quick Stats

Care Level Easy
Temperament Semi-aggressive
Color Form Green
Water Conditions 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.025
Origin Maricultured
Family Actinodiscidae/Discosomatidae
Lighting Moderate
Supplements Calcium, Strontium, Iodine, Trace Elements
Waterflow Low to Medium
Placement All
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Overview

The Actinodiscus Mushrooms are also referred to as Mushroom Anemones and Disc Anemones. They were previously in a genus called Discosoma. These corals display a wide variety of colors, textures, and patterns. Some are solid colors, whereas, others are striped or spotted. Striped varieties are usually green. The taxonomy of the various species is in a state of flux, and will probably continue to change.

They are hardy and relatively easy to maintain, and under the right conditions, will multiply and spread very rapidly. In general, they need a medium light level and a low to medium water flow within the aquarium, although different species may have different requirements. They are semi-aggressive and require adequate space between themselves and other corals and sessile invertebrates.

The diet, in addition to feeding on nutrients and particulate matter, the symbiotic algae zooxanthellae hosted within the coral also provide some of its nutritional requirements.

It ships as several small chips of rock each containing one mushroom, glued to one larger rock. These mushrooms do require a few days after acclimation to fully open.

Approximate Purchase Size: Small: 1-1/2" to 2-1/4" ; Medium: 2-1/2" to 3-1/4"

Customer Testimonials

C. Furtado N.B. , MA
These mushrooms make a great addition to the reef aquarium. When I recieved mine it was in great shape and opened up on the first day in my tank. The large ones are also a good replacement for host anemonies for clownfish. My pair of clowns love playing in the big mushrooms.
Mary H Acampo , CA
These mushrooms arrived in great shape. I ordered the medium for my 30 gal nano tank and it came with 10 mushrooms attached to some very colorful rock.
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