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The Cats Eye Zoa, scientifically known as Zoanthus sp., is a captivating and highly sought-after zoanthid coral species that adds a mesmerizing touch of elegance to reef aquariums. With its stunning and distinctive "cat's eye" patterns, the Cats Eye Zoa is a true gem that will elevate the visual appeal of your reef tank.


The Cats Eye Zoa showcases a mesmerizing mix of colors, typically including shades of deep blues, greens, and contrasting bright centers, resembling the captivating appearance of cat's eyes. Its polyps form intricate and captivating patterns, creating an enchanting and dynamic display. They typically grow in colonies, covering the live rock or substrate with their captivating and alluring presence.


Known for their ease of care and adaptability, Cats Eye Zoas are suitable for both beginner and experienced reef keepers. They thrive in stable reef aquariums with consistent water parameters and moderate lighting. Placing them on live rock or the substrate with ample water flow allows them to flourish and form stunning colonies.


Feeding the Cats Eye Zoa is relatively simple, as they are primarily photosynthetic and receive much of their nutrition from light. They also benefit from occasional supplemental feedings of marine-based coral food or liquid plankton to promote their growth and enhance their colors.


Water Parameters:

  • Temperature: 75-80°F
  • pH: 8.1-8.4
  • Salinity: 1.023-1.025
  • Calcium and alkalinity levels should be maintained for optimal coral health.


Please note that these are general guidelines, and for more accurate values, we encourage you to contact Living Aquarium by phone or in person. Within store hours, our team of experts is always happy to answer any questions you may have and provide personalized guidance on care.

Cats Eye Zoa

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