WWC Yellow Eyed Leptoseris
A World Wide Corals Original
WWC Yellow Eyed Leptoseris Limited Edition LPS Stony. Reeffarmers seed imaged.
This absolutely amazing Leptoseris has bright yellow corallite eyes.
Its surface is densely covered with bright gold colored lines of pigments.
The corals leading growth edge can also develop green pigmentation.
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The WWC Yellow Eyed Leptoseris is one of the most brilliantly colored low light
stony corals that we have seen. This coral was apparently located in deep water and
prefers very low light levels. Corallite eyes or mouths are colored bright yellow.
An intricate pattern of gold colored lines are densely packed across the surface
of this coral. These lines can vary from copper to gold in coloration. The leading
growth edge of the coral can actually develop a band of green pigmentation. That
green pigment can also occur in very small areas of the gold line surface patterns.
The World Wide Corals
crew acquired the coral around December 2010. The coral is believed to have been
exported from Western Australia. WWC named the coral and they have determined the
corals captive light requirements. The coral should do fine in moderate to weak
water currents. Located down low in a shaded corner seems to be an ideal captive
reef placement location.
Steve Tyree is maintaining a seed section of this coral for Reeffarmers.com in a 130
gallon Raceway Gyre BiZonal system. This system is naturally filtered with a semi-cryptic
zone and a reef flat exposed zone. In Steve's captive reef the coral is positioned to
receive weak to very weak light levels from a 400 watt 20,000 K Radium metal halide. The
price of this coral is $90 per small fragment. The first edition fragment was delivered
to private collector Gunter Adkins.
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