Devil’s Hand Coral – Lobophytum

Common species: L. crassum, L. pauciflorum and over 43 others
Common Names: Devil’s Hand Leather Coral, finger leather coral, lobed leather coral, cabbage leather coral, devil’s hand coral
Lighting: Moderate to High
Aggressiveness: Can cause significant damage to stony corals even without actual contact taking place. Many are considered to be in the most toxic category.
Current: Medium to Strong
Hardiness: Easy
Color: Brown, Gray, Green, Pink, Tan, Yellow, mustard brown
Feeding: Photosynthesis. Will also benefit from additional food such as micro-plankton, baby brine shrimp, or foods designed for filter feeding invertebrates.
Water parameters: 72-78¡F, sg 1.023-1.025, pH 8.1-8.4, dKH 8-12
Origin: Indo-Pacific
Propagation: By cutting.