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Care Level for Yuma Ricordea
Ease of Care: Moderate. Ricordea yuma can be more demanding than some other mushroom corals, requiring stable water conditions to thrive.
Lighting: Moderate. These corals prefer moderate lighting but can adapt to lower light conditions as well.
Water Flow: Low to Moderate. A gentle water flow is best to allow their tentacles to sway without being damaged.
Water Parameters: Keep the salinity at 1.025 specific gravity, pH between 8.1 and 8.4, and temperatures from 76°F to 80°F.
Dietary Needs: Photosynthetic with benefits from supplemental feeding.
Recommended Foods: Microplankton, finely chopped seafood, or coral food formulas designed for filter feeders and mushroom corals.
Feeding Frequency: Supplemental feeding 1-2 times per week can promote better growth and coloration but is not required for survival.