Torch Coral

Euphyllia glabrescens

In the category of large polyp stony (LPS) coral, the Torch Coral has polyps that are long and graceful. These polyps cover the skeletal base and are visible both day and night. It has tentacles that can reach several inches from its base, and these tentacles can sting prey. The Torch Coral is an herbivore, meaning that it eats plant-based foods such as algae and aquarium plants.