Beginner Corals: Easy Corals for Beginner Saltwater Reef Aquariums
  Beginner Corals: Easy Corals for Beginner Saltwater Reef Aquariums
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Corals For Beginners

Choose easy beginner corals from our selection of Corals for beginners. This grouping of aquarium corals has been thoughtfully chosen for the beginner aquarist. All corals recommended by our own team of coral experts for both hardiness and easy care. Our Corals for Beginners section is a beautiful group of popular corals that are both hardy and easy to care for. All placed together in one grouping of Beginner Corals. Shop here for easier-to-care-for aquarium corals that are well-suited for the beginning aquarist. Get going and enjoy your reef aquarium hobby simply by shopping our Corals For Beginners section where every coral is both hardy and easy to care for.

Note: When choosing your aquarium corals read the individual coral requirements, read the necessary water movement, read dietary and supplemental needs,read the lighting needs, and read the recommended coral placement. That's all there is to it.


DFS Ultra Tricolor Goniastrea Coral
Goniastrea sp.
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Description The DFS Ultra Tricolor Goniastrea Coral is a brain coral also called by many a Favia coral. This one is an awesome purple, green, yellow color morph. The color's inject an impressive burst of color's, sure to command attention in any reef aquarium.

Care Level Moderate

Aussie Neon Green Goniastra
Favia Sp.
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Description :Brilliant Neon Green Goniastrea is a very easy to care for coral. It is in the large family of brain corals, also by many called Favia corals. This one is an awesome eye popping neon green. The neon color makes this one a true reef tank beauty. Excellent for the beginner reef aquarium, it just looks great!

Care Level Easy

Aussie Blood Red Blastomussa Wellsi
Blastomussa Wellsi
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Description Blastomussa wellsi is a large polyp stony (LPS) coral that will form beautiful round red giant polyps as it grows. It is a very hardy, non-aggressive coral. Best placed in areas receiving low to moderate water movement, will do fine with just moderate lighting.


Care Level Moderately Easy

ULTRA Neon Green & Red
Aussie, Blastomussa Wellsi

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Description Blastomussa wellsi is a large polyp stony (LPS) coral that will form beautiful round red giant polyps as it grows. It is a very hardy, non-aggressive coral. Best placed in areas receiving low to moderate water movement, will do fine with just moderate lighting.

Care Level Moderately Easy


Aussie Wellso Folded Brain Corals
Welsophyllia radiata Picture of Australian Welsophyllia Folded Brain Corals Click Picture for More Information

Description The Australia Folded Brain Coral, Welsophyllia radiata is a Large Polyp Stony (LPS) coral, sometimes referred to as the Pacific Rose Coral, or Wellso Brain Coral. They are often found in shades of metallic green and red and are characterized by their irregular shape, metallic colors, deep impressions, and fused walls with numerous folds.

Care Level Moderately Easy

Aussie Green Open Brain Coral
Trachyphyllia geoffroyi
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Description The Aussie Open Brain Coral Trachyphyllia geoffroyi is attractive, and unique. Pigments within the coral fluoresce brightly under reef aquarium lighting. These corals are most often found as a free living, solitary individual living along a reef base on muddy or sandy bottoms, or in sea grass beds. The Open Brain Coral is moderately easy to care for, they only need a lower moderate light and gentle water movement. The green variety handles a moderate lighting better.

Care Level Moderately Easy

Aussie Red Open Brain Coral
Trachyphyllia geoffroyi
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Description The Red Trachyphyllia Brain Coral, Trachyphyllia geoffroyi, is also known as the Red Open Brain Coral. A great starter coral, the Red Open Brain Coral is a great add-on in your marine aquarium. Its fluorescent properties make it a real beauty in the reef tank they are placed in.

Care Level Moderately Easy

Lobophyllia Brain Coral, Ultra Australia
Lobophyllia hemprichii
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Description Our Ultra Australia Lobophyllia Brain Corals are colorful large polyp stony (LPS) corals that are moderately easy to keep and excellent for beginners. They have fleshy polyps that hide their calcareous skeleton. It goes by many names, including Lobo coral, Carpet coral, Open Brain, Lobed, Colored, Modern, and Meat Coral.

Care Level Moderately Easy

Brain Worm Platygyra Coral
Platygyra sp.
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The Platygyra Coral also called Maze Brain Coral from Australia we have available Toxic Green with Purple or choose Pinky Pink with Green. Either one just awesome, choose the Platy' you want to add to your reef tank. An uncommon Large Polyp Stony (LPS) coral that are commonly referred to as either Maze Brain Coral, Brain Worm Coral, and Ridge Coral. They are a hardy, easy to maintain coral in the reef aquarium, makes an excellent choice for the beginner through advanced reef aquarist.

Care Level Moderately Easy

Pineapple Brain Coral, Favia sp.
Favites
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Description The Favia Brain Coral is easy to care for LPS coral. They are an excellent choice for both the beginner and the advanced aquarist. Some common names these corals are know for are Pineapple Coral, Moon Coral, Brain Coral, Star Coral, Honeycomb Coral and Worm Coral.

Care Level Moderately Easy

Branching Favites Coral, Australia
Favites complanata
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Description The branching Favites complanata from Darwin is collected in shallow water where it receives more light and water flow and subsequently grows into unique branching moon coral. The Darwin branching Favites is extremely bright and colorful with many of the colonies seen so far having neon green oral discs.

Care Level Moderately Easy

Aquacultured
Bi Color Favia Coral

Favia sp.
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Description Aquacultured Favia corals are excellent hardy corals for any reef aquarium. Favia corals have a large round like or dome like shaped colonies. The common names for Favia corals include, moon coral, green moon coral, pineapple coral, brain coral, closed brain coral, and star coral. They are an excellent choice for both the beginner and the advanced aquarist.

Care Level Moderately Easy


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