herpolitha

Orange tongue coral is sporting a rainbow of extra color

From this simple picture alone, this is probably one of the most exquisite tongue corals we have ever seen. Sent to us by Eye Catching Coral, the image of this already-rare orange morph of the tongue coral,┬áHerpolitha limax, is double…

Orange tongue coral with red tentacles and purple tips – first frag coming to tonight’s Diver’s Den

The mother of all orange tongue corals is coming to LiveAquaria’s Diver’s Den tonight. Being a colonial Fungiid, tongue corals of the┬áHerpolitha genus are colonial which makes them a very suitable candidate for fragging and propagation, as is the case…

Disc and plate coral olympics captured on time lapse

We tend to think of corals as almost exclusively benthic, non motile creatures, so its fascinating when we are reminded that corals are animals too. While 99% of the corals we like to play with and culture are colonial and…