Yellow Finger Gorgonian

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Yellow Finger Gorgonian for sale at Foxy Saltwater Tropicals. Yellow gorgonian coral from the Caribbean.

Yellow Finger Gorgonian / Yellow Sea Rod

This beautiful Yellow Finger Gorgonian for sale is found in deep water close to 100 feet. We source Yellow Gorgonian from the Caribbean ocean, specifically from the waters of the Florida Keys. It is also sometimes referred to as a colorful sea rod. It comes in red too. This is a hardy gorgonian with a nice bright color. The size we sell is usually about 6 inches in height. The branches display beautiful frilly white polyps and can be seen during the nighttime. Keep your saltwater tank lighting on low or not at all for the best polyp viewing. It can be quite mesmerizing to watch it sway in the water. We recommend this particular coral for the experienced aquarists. 

While these are hardy corals, it will take regular attention from you to keep it healthy. Yellow Finger Gorgonian are non-photosynthetic, so you will have to definitely stay on top of feeding it. Yellow gorgonians have a very peaceful temperament and you can anchor them to a rock or substrate with some epoxy. You'll want them to have a nice amount of space to grow. The best part about this hard coral is that seashores love to use it as a hitching post. It'll make a great addition to your reef aquarium. 

Care and Maintenance of Yellow Finger Gorgonians:

  • Lighting: Low lighting works best
  • Water Flow: Keep it from medium to strong
  • Water Temperature: 68 to 75˚F. You may need to utilize a chiller. Remember these are not shallow water corals.
  • Feeding: You must feed your yellow sea rod daily. It is a carnivore.
    • Baby Brine Shrimp
    • Frozen thawed foods
    • PhytoPlan
    • Filter Feeding foods meant for invertebrates. Consider a planktonic drip.
  • Supplements: Trace elements, iodine, strontium and calcium are highly recommended.
  • Micro algae & Cyanobacteria: because of the need for constant feeding, the risk of developing a micro algae problem in your tank is increased. They will make them very sick fast. Keep water flow to moderate or strong to prevent this and make sure you are using low lighting. 
  • Breeding: Branches do break off easily and thus these sea rods can be easily fragged.  

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  • 3
    Sad

    Posted by Denise on 18th Mar 2019

    The flowers on it never bloomed . NOT AT ALL

  • 5
    Yellow finger gorgonia

    Posted by Jeffrey Ramsey on 26th Feb 2019

    It is so beautiful! There are about a dozen branches on it. I love it. A great addition to my tank.

  • 5
    Kelly Cato

    Posted by Kelly Cato on 8th Feb 2019

    Beautiful, bright yellow. Good size.

  • 5
    Yellow finger gorgonian

    Posted by Suzanne Mazzoli on 12th Jan 2019

    This is my second yellow finger gorgonian my other one is over a year old now still beautiful still has white polyps and actually I transferred it for my other tank to my new tank what is a hexagon very tall and these guys go gray in there.

  • 5
    Larger than expected

    Posted by Rob on 21st Oct 2017

    This arrived at about 8” in height, with several branches. It opened and started feeding minutes after acclimation. Impressed with the size!

  • 5
    Great gorgonia

    Posted by Howard Charnell on 16th Jun 2017

    perfect specimens

  • 5
    Yellow Finger Gorgonian

    Posted by Jason Vaughan on 2nd May 2017

    Coral was very large for the price. Probably 5-6 inches with several sets of branches.

  • 5
    Nice

    Posted by RICHARD RUFIN on 18th Apr 2017

    Nice and healthy! the polyps are beautiful. Will buy again. Thanks!

  • 3
    NICE BRANCH AWAITING FLOWES

    Posted by Stephen Blum on 17th Dec 2016

    The Yellow Finger Gorgonia was a nice size but I have not seen it display flowers yet. If it does and it has been 5 days since purchase I would say this was worthwhile