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Pencil Cup -Penicillus Capitatus

Pencil Cup -Penicillus Capitatus

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Product comes as a single plant which is calcified so will not be eaten by fish or snails.

Category Algae
Care Moderate
Maximum Size 6 Inches
Origin Florida
Supplements Calcium
Water Condition 72-78 F, dkh 8-12, PH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.025
Water Flow Medium
Light Moderate
Reef Compatible Yes
Compatibility See Chart


Shaving Brush plant is named for its unique resemblance to the old timers Shaving Brush. The rooted plant should be buried in the substrate for maximum growth as well as medium lighting and flow. Plants are an excellent addition to the saltwater tank as they will reduce nitrates naturally. By reducing nitrates they naturally out compete the nuisance algae for nutrients which will reduce the appearance and quantity of nuisance algae