This coral features prominently in the forthcoming Reef Visions column for the January/February 2022 issue of CORAL Magazine. It’s not too late to subscribe and get this new issue — Image credit: Amanda Meckley/ACI Aquaculture

As usual, we’ll give you some great hints that will help you decode the true identity of this unique SPS coral cultivar.

  • This coral has been slowly making its way through the reefkeeping hobby in the last few years.
  • The delicate branches mean this coral can sometimes wind up “fragging itself”.
  • Its appearance will cause some to get confused, right up to the genus level, because visually similar yet unrelated corals are also present in the marine trade.
  • Its scientific name has changed in the last 10 years.
  • The cultivar name applied to this coral sounds like the next James Bond film, yet also rhymes with the title of a classic Tom Cruise flick…

What’s your guess? Share it in the comments below, and then CLICK for the answer.

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