Hammer Coral Growth Rate

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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

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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

Hammer Coral Not Opening – Reasons & Solutions

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So, your hammer coral is all closed up and not opening, and now you are starting to question if you are taking care of it correctly… Well, try not to dwell on it too much, as I am here to solve your problems! Hammer corals are one of the most beautiful LPS (large polyp stony) … Read more