Where do you put the Monti cap?

Where do you put the Monti cap?

Placement: Mount the Montipora Coral using IC gel glue, or putty, on an exposed rock or ledge in the aquarium where it will receive direct flow and light. Remember that as it grows and plates out it will create more and more shade below it.

Where should I place my montipora?

Placement: Mount the Appleberry Montipora coral using IC gel glue, or putty, on an exposed rock or ledge in the aquarium where it will receive direct flow and light. Sunset Montipora coral will encrust the rock and makes a great accent coral.

How fast do Monti caps grow?

So I started watching it more closely and it really does grow fast. I have noticed one area grew more than a 1/4 inch in about 10 days. My calcium was at 420 but I was also dosing kalk that week.

Is Monti cap SPS?

Montipora are arguably the second most popular small polyp stony coral behind Acropora. Their popularity is well-deserved. Montipora also tend to be easier to care for than Acropora making them more appealing to beginner hobbyists looking to try SPS for the first time.

Which is the most intense purple rim Monti cap?

The purple rim Leng Sy cap is one of the most desirable and recognizable coral strains in the hobby of SPS reef keeping. Like zebra plecos and peppermint angelfish, images of the purple rim cap have been plastered on the labels of reef aquarium products for years, only fueling the hype and demand for this iconic Montipora capricornis strain.

What makes a Monti cap a good reef?

It’s now natural for reefers to have a good handle on managing mineral balance of Calcium, Alkalinity and Magnesium but another ingredient that really helps to make Montis as bright and healthy as possible is the regular addition of trace elements. If you feed a lot or do a lot of water changes you might get away with minimal extra traces.

What should be the placement of a Montipora?

From what I know, high light and high flow will enhance the colors, and keep them vibrant, so upper to mid area.if they are not enjoying the top and their colors are fading I would reccomend a little less light exposure and medium water current, though high light and strong flow should suffice although Honestly.

What kind of coral is plating Montipora capricornis?

Montipora Capricornis, also known as Plating Montipora or Monti Cap, is an SPS coral staple of the reef keeping hobby.