How fast do Ricordea grow?

How fast do Ricordea grow?

Advanced Reefer You can actually feed them to make them grow faster. When I still had them around, They would double in number every 1.5 months. And the largest I ever grew them to was about a little over the size of a quarter.

Why are my Ricordea shrinking?

IMO nutrient problems cause the shrinking. Higher light is a no no unless you really take your time to acclimate them. Once you bleach em, they can take months and months to return. Low-moderate light, good flow, good params..

Can Ricordea touch each other?

Morpharian Maffia Hitman. Yes Yumas can touch since they are the same species…. There should be no issues what so ever. I also have yumas touching Florida ricordea with no issues, but if they touch other species of corals or mushrooms then there will be trouble.

Is Ricordea a soft coral?

Natural Environment: This soft coral is usually found encrusting substrates of various kinds (rocky areas and dead coral rubble) in shallow coastal environments where currents are fairly swift.

Are Ricordea hard to keep?

The distinct appearance of Ricordea usually draws in hobbyists. And the fact they’re not difficult to keep healthy and thriving in your tank? That’s a bonus factor.

Where does the Ricordea go in a tank?

Placing them low to mid-way in the tank seems to have the best results; as too much light or flow can be a problematic for these types’ animals.

Why are my mushroom corals shrinking?

It could be lack of flow.In a well fead tank they will get enough food. If foods not an issure then water quality or a disturbance from another coral or a change in the tank or change in water quality.

Can Ricordea touch Rhodactis?

Typically, assuming the corals are from the same Family, then some Species can touch, but not Genus. Example: Family = All Mushrooms: Ricordea, Discosoma, Rhodactis. Ricordea + Disco + Rhodactis is not okay.

Where do you place Ricordea?

They like substrate or little pieces of rock to hold onto. Placing them low to mid-way in the tank seems to have the best results; as too much light or flow can be a problematic for these types’ animals.

How do you take care of Ricordea?

Ricordea require low-moderate water flow. You want things as modest as possible. High flow strains the tentacles, and they won’t extend as a preservation technique. (Or, worse, you may end up with colorful corallimorphs blowing all over your aquarium) These corals lack a stony skeleton, making them more delicate.

How do you care for Ricordea?

Will Ricordea grow on sand?

Community Member. I find they do really well at the base of a rock in the sand, and will start to spread up the rock once it begins to split. If it is already on a piece of rubble then put it at the base of that rock wherever you think it looks nice.