Is This The First Solid RED Elegance Coral?

We still remember where we were when we first received images of a ‘red’ elegance coral and we instantly dismissed the authenticity of the photographs. It wouldn’t take more than a few months until we saw a red elegance coral…

Neon Yellow Elegance Coral is like a Sunset at Chernobyl

Think of LPS corals with variation in color and you might think of torch corals or chalice, but the humble Elegance Coral, Catalaphyllia jardinei, can produce some freakish variations too. Most Catalaphyllia jardinei have light brown base flesh, fluorescent green mottling on the oral disc, with mint green hues and blueish tips.

Elegance Corals are an Affordable Substitute to Torch Corals

There’s a full-on Gold Rush going on right now with Torch corals, and that has multiplied the price into unobtainium territory for most people, ourselves included. We just can’t, in good conscience, spend hundreds of dollars for a single coral…

Have you tried a small Australian elegance coral lately?

Elegance coral, Catalaphyllia jardinei, is one of the all-time most iconic coral from the early days of reefing. Once regarded as a bulletproof beginner’s coral, for the better part of the last ten years Indonesian-sourced elegance corals have been all…