What To Feed Hammer Coral?


One of the most common debates in the aquarium hobby is if corals need feeding, and, if so, what are their feeding habits. Some reef hobbyists will argue that corals do not need any additional food in the aquarium, while many coral enthusiasts believe that feeding corals are a must.  The hammer coral (Euphyllia ancora) … Read more

Hammer Coral Growth Rate


So, your hammer coral has just arrived, and now you are wondering how long it is going to take to grow into a fully established coral. You are not alone… One of the most exciting parts of owning a reef tank is the satisfaction of successfully growing corals.  Hammer corals are one of the most … Read more

Optimal Hammer Coral PAR Levels


If you struggle with aquarium lighting, you are not alone. Photosynthetically available radiation or photosynthetic active radiation (PAR) measures the amount or intensity of light that corals utilize in aquariums.  The hammer coral is a large polyp stony (LPS) coral, which has been a staple for aquariums for decades, therefore they are a must-have coral … Read more