Pocillopora coral

Most often referred to by the common names cauliflower coral and brush coral, species of the genus Pocillopora are very small and have a fuzzy appearance. 

These popular corals are typically fast growers. They come in a wide variety of colors including deep pinks, pale purples, blues and startling purples. 

Pocillopora corals rank second only to those of the genus Acropora for their contribution to reef structures.

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