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SALT WATER  - Coral - Soft Coral

Thin Finger Leather Coral Sinularia flexibis

Thin Finger Leather Coral (Sinularia flexibis)  
Aliases:  Flexible Leather Coral, Soft Finger Coral, The Spaghetti Finger Leather Coral
Thin Finger Leather Coral Sinularia flexibis
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region of origin

  Family:  Alcyoniidae
  Maximum Size:  
   Height - 10 inches
  Temperament:  Semi-Aggressive
  Stamina:  Sensitive

  Activity:  Day / Diurnal
  Tank Area Preference:
   Rock Structures

  Captive Breeding:  Unreported

  Aquarium Compatibility


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   A splendid coral if it is well maintained. These generally have a little trouble getting established in an aquarium. It is best to have a well established aquarium where the water is tested and changed regularly.   
overview
  
The Thin Finger Leather Coral (Sinularia flexibis) is sometimes called a Flexible Leather Coral, a Soft Finger Coral, or a The Spaghetti Finger Leather Coral. It belongs to the family named Alcyoniidae. Typically reaching a max size of about 10 inches in height, the Thin Finger Leather Coral is semi-aggressive in nature and sensitive in stamina. It's more active during the daytime and less at night, and will hang out or do best in the rock structures. According to FishDB current data, captive breeding success is unreported and there are no external signs of sexual differences. Sinularia flexibis in general should have extra bright (5+ watts/gallon) light to thrive. Tank parameters should be maintained with ph level between 8.1 - 8.3, temperature between 77 - 79 degrees fahrenheit, and a salinity between 1.020 - 1.023. Some of the environmental concerns that you should strive to replicate in your home aquaria to promote succesful acclimation include a well established aquarium, high water quality, a strong water current, a moderate water current, a fluctuating water current, porous live rock, and rockwork structure.

  
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