Nature's Image Coral Ornament Floweleather Coral- Sacrophyton Elegans In
The realistic approach to sharing nature's beauty. Safe for freshwater and saltwater aquariums. This coral is an exact replica of one that would occur on a coral reef. These beautiful renditions can be found in many public and private aquariums around the world where dead coral skeletons are no longer used. By purchasing this coral replica you are aiding in the conservation and awareness of the coral reef environment worldwide. Following are a few facts about the care and maintenance of coral replicas which will add to your enjoyment of their beauty. Made of special high-grade polyurethane, this replica is completely safe for your livestock and water quality in both fresh and saltwater aquariums. Ready to use. This coral replica can be placed in the aquarium immediately; there is no curing time. However, Nature's Image strongly advises a thorough fresh water rinse (with cool water, not hot) to wash away any residue from the molding process that might be left behind. If you have a protein skimmer and the piece is not rinsed thoroughly you may find that the skimmer will become overactive for a short time to remove the residue but this will not harm the aquatic life in your tank. No paints or dyes. This coral replica is not painted or dyed; the color of the piece is solid throughout. Retains its vibrant color. This coral replica is UV color stabilized, allowing Nature's Image to guarantee 95% color retention over years of exposure to both aquarium lights and sun. Easy to clean. The natural build up of algae can be considered by some to enhance the beauty of an aquarium. However, if cleaning is required, a gentle scrubbing with a soft toothbrush works well. If you prefer, you may soak the piece in a 50-50 bleach and water solution.