Live Zoanthid Coral Care

Zooanthid Pally Coral

Zoanthid coral are one of the most well-known and are easy to maintain making them a great choice for beginner reef aquarists. Zoas are fairly tolerant and as long as, the water quality is good, the system is fully cycled and care is taken with lighting, flow and placement.

The electric colors on zoa frags come from the photosynthetic and symbiotic zooxanthellae algae living in the tissue of the zoas. Zooanthid corals are native to most of the world’s tropical oceans, with most found in the shallow, warm waters of the Pacific and the Caribbean.

Zoanthid corals do best in rich nutrient tanks where they can filter feed daily. These "flowers of the reef" are one of the fastest growing corals and usually prefer to be placed near medium-high light and high indirect flow areas. To help with excellent growth and health the will require the addition of iodine and other trace elements. Check out our selection of Zoanthid coral for sale to find the coral frags for your tank!