Favia leptophyllais commonly referred to as knob coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Favia leptophylla are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Favia leptophylla, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Favia leptophylla, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Favia leptophylla Verrill, 1868
Characters: Colonies are massive, flattened rather than hemispherical and commonly over one metre across. Corallites are compact, neatly rounded and uniform in size. Septo-costae are exsert and are equal and uniformly spaced.
Colour: Uniform dark grey with pale grey oral discs.