Candy Cane Corals
Caulastrea or candy cane corals are a great beginner coral. They tend to be some of the most hardy large polyp stony (LPS) corals and grow into large colonies relatively quickly. The size of the individual polyps remain consistent, but they divide and separate as the colonies grow. Candy cane corals have been offered for sale in the hobby seemingly for ages and while they are not rare by any means, there are new patterns that show up every now and again that renews interest in candy canes.