Hairy Mushroom Coral Care: Placement, PAR, & Growth


Mushroom corals are one of the most recognizable of the Hawaiian stony corals. Unlike most hard corals that consist of tiny polyps, mushrooms like the hairy mushroom are a single giant polyp; the hairy mushroom is a coral without a skeleton, but its internal structures are the same as any other stony coral you may … Read more

The Ultimate Mushroom Coral Care Guide


Are you looking for a colorful coral that is also easy to care for? Well, a mushroom coral is a perfect choice when it comes to an easy coral that will also have everyone jealous of your awesome aquarium display! Mushroom corals are not only easy to care for and grow, but they also come … Read more

Why Are My Mushroom Corals Splitting?


Congratulations! Your mushroom is splitting which means you are soon going to be the owner of two mushroom corals, and guess what, mushrooms don’t stop there! Mushroom corals are relatively fast growers because they are very good at multiplying, either by splitting and dividing themselves into two like a cell or when they move around … Read more

Why Is My Mushroom Coral Shrinking?


Has one or more of your mushroom corals shrunk or shriveled up all of a sudden, and you have no idea why?  If so, you have come to the right place, as I am here to tell you what may have caused it and what you can do to get your mushroom coral happy and … Read more

Are Mushroom Corals Aggressive?


Your mushroom coral has arrived, and now you are beginning to worry about the other corals in your aquarium after what happened last time – chemical warfare! Mushroom corals are one of our favorite soft corals, and when you see them, I’m sure you will agree! Not only are mushroom corals beautiful, but it is … Read more

What Do Mushroom Corals Eat?


If you are new to the reef-keeping hobby, mushroom corals are a perfect choice. Mushroom corals are a good beginner coral not only because they are one of the most versatile corals, but they are also stunning, creating the perfect mini-ocean display.  Despite much confusion, corals are in fact animals. So, just like us, they … Read more