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Leptoseris

Leptoseris is a LPS coral genus with an almost cosmopolitan distribution. There are currently 16 different species, but the distinction is difficult. It is sometimes counted to the "Chalices", because this coral likes to grow plate- or calyx-shaped. The surface, which is crisscrossed by hair-fine lines, is usually conspicuous. The care in the aquarium is mostly uncomplicated, the LPS coral has zooxanthellae and makes few demands on the water quality as LPS. It is important to have a sufficient flow, especially with larger colonies, so that no sediments settle on the tissue. The demands on lighting are low, but the coral withstands medium strong lighting well. Spectacular are especially the orange color morphs, which are found in only few other corals with low care requirements.

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