Artificial Corals: Lasting Beauty
Veterinary & Aquatic Services Department, Drs. Foster & Smith

Q. What are the advantages of artificial corals?
 
A. Lifelike artificial corals add immediate beauty to the reef aquariumDetailed, realistic polyurethane corals continue to increase in popularity because they offer a complete alternative (or fast enhancement) to turn any aquarium into a beautiful, colorful reef display. With artificial corals, you can create the reef aquarium you've always dreamed of in a fraction of the time and effort necessary to set up and cultivate the real thing.

Cast from popular species such as Acropora florida, Acropora humilis, Heliopora coerula, and Tubipora musica, artificial corals provide:

  • Immediate enhancement - simply rinse, place in the desired location, and secure with a dab of underwater epoxy (if necessary).

  • Very little maintenance - just clean artificial corals with a soft brush when needed.

  • An effective remedy to gaps in your evolving reef aquarium - whether due to budget constraints or slow coral growth.

  • Colorful, durable decor which is not affected by water current, lighting, or the aggressiveness of your aquarium inhabitants.

  • Plus, you will never have to feed them or worry about their interaction with other aquarium inhabitants.

Artificial saltwater plants are also available in a wide variety of styles and colors to complement any aquarium, letting you build or enhance your reef display quickly and easily.

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