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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Would the area circled in green on the picture be considered a high flow area? want to put a birds nest or a monti cap there but not sure if that would be a good floe area without being placed on the ledge beside it in direct flow.
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, I need some advice as Im new to corals and just got a couple and they dont look great. I have a 3 head duncan frag that barely opens (2 weeks now, 2 spots in tank) and a pulsing xenia frag I dont know where to place (just 2 days old but looks miserable) I have 2 black boxes on a...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I just got three heads of Duncan corals, where is the best placement? Thanks
  4. General Reef Discussion
    As a beginner, I'm constantly blown away by the beauty of many tanks I see online, especially on Instagram, and one thing I noticed is that their tanks are crammed up with LPS, SPS and some soft corals. I was under the impression that you can't place aggressive corals next to other corals. Could...
  5. LPS Coral Forum
    I have a 50g tank with low-medium water flow. I wanted to colonize the rocks on the right side alongside withs some fragspawns in the future and reserve the spot on the sand for a blastomussa or elegance coral that I also want to get in a couple months. Do hammers thrive on rocks or do they...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, I just created this design plane for my 40b. Does the coral placement look like it will work? Does anyone see any flaws? And will a full spectrum L.E.D support these corals?
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Okay so, Here' my tank about to start cycling, (48x18x18), under 4 t5's, with a HOB skimmer. The rock is Homemade DIY rock ive just about finished curing and will be seeding using a few bits of liverock rubble. Below is the same photo with flow from the wavemakers added (I haven't added the...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Today I bought my first coral and it was a smallish mushroom frag. However what i did not realise is that it was attached to the snail. I really don't want this and want it on my rock. What should i do?? Thanks
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Are there certain places that different types of corals belong? For example, zoos on the bottom, acro's on top, torch coral in the middle, ext... How do you find this out?
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I started with a minimalist approach. As my desire for more coral increased, I decided to add more live rook in order to accommodate more coral. In an attempt to utilize as much real estate on the rock as possible, I began placing corals. Little did I realize how taxing that would be. I...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, I'am am fairly new to this forum and have a quick question about the placement of the coral in my tank. The tank is a 90g with a 30g sump and has been running for 5/6 months now. In the picture i have a torch coral below the powerhead, a frogspawn in the centre rock, a button polyp to...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I got an order last night. Purchased all of this for $75 :eek: Heck of a deal if you ask me. My question is this. I have placed zoas close together and one of my colonies out-competed the other. Is it safe to place acans close together? I have 2 different kinds right now on different rocks, but...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone! New reefer here and also my first post in this forum! =) Anyway, I've started a mini-reef tank which is close to 2 months old now. I have 2 percula clownfish, 1 red blood shrimp, 4 turbo snails and added my first coral, a piece of zoanthid-filled rock, 4 days ago. Everything...
  14. "Soft" corals
    I have a long tentacle Toadstool in the center of my tank... The Kenya tree frag that was placed in the tank decided to move and attach to the same rock as the Toadstool. They are close enough to touch in the current. I've read that these two corals don't get along so should I try to move the...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Still messing around with coral /rock placement seems like i always have one or two pieces that i can't seem to find a place that i like them at. So after relocating some rocks and corals I have a frogspawn about 3" away from another coral. After reading online they say at night tenticles can...
  16. SPS Coral Forum
    is there anyway i can take the coral i buy off the stupid stone it comes on? and when i do get it off, what is the best way to place it in my tank and make it stay there?
  17. General Reef Discussion
    hi! I have question about coral placement in tank. If I place them close to the water surface( 4-5" bellow) and do the 25% water change, coral will above water surface when draining water. Is this ok or should I remove them everytime for water change? I don't have sump.:(:(
  18. General Reef Discussion
    allright.. so I just got my first 2 coral frags :) I went with hardy begginer coral. I bought a zoa frag and a blue mushroom. I have a t5ho system on a 30 gallon tank,2 blue and 2 10k lights. 96 watts total. water conditions perfect,flow is good,I have a power head and a skimmer. I placed the...
  19. Palmetto Marine Aquarium Club
    I have a few questions i need help with..Im new and still learning saltwater...I just got a new torch frag...do i need to keep it away from my other stuff...i did some research and it says they are aggressive...i dont want to loose any of my other corals...could anybody give advice..thanks...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Suggestions for placement of new toadstool leather coral. I'm thinking mid level, mod flow, epoxy base to a large rock. What would be a good orientation? coral facing up or pointing towards the front of the tank?
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