March 24, 2018

LPS Corals

frogspawnLPS, or Large-Polyped stony corals, are beautiful and varied corals which includes, open brains,torch, hammer, frogspawn to name a few. Large Polyp Stony Corals are generally larger calcareous corals with large fleshy polyps. The extension of the tentacles depends upon the amount of light, current, and whether the coral is feeding or not. Most of the LPS hard corals have long sweeper tentacles which they use to keep any other organisms a safe distance away.