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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone/ (anyone)? I have a 90 gallon reef and fish set up. I have 1 Volitan Lionfish, 1 lawnmower Blennie and 1 yellow watchman goby. 9 pcs of coral mostly mushrooms , 2 leathers, and 1 orange sun coral. it was established and torn down. I have had it up and running for over 10 months...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    what do people use to feed their coral? I have a coral feeder syringe thingy but I am not sure what to feed my corals? I have an orange sun coral who seems to come out maybe every other day for a couple of hours and thats about it. I heard that you need to directly feed it. I also have a...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    ok here it goes again :beer: im going to keep the intro short and have alot of pics through out the thread. The tank is a 35 gallon hex thats 20" wide and 24" tall. Its going to be a soft/LPS/clams tank. As far as fish go i have no IDEA yet.( but thinking clowns ) for lights i am using A clip...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I've done some research on sun flower coral or flower pot coral on the net and I got mixed info in terms of its placement in the tank and care level.. Some articles stated that it should be placed where strong current and lighting.. but some other articles suggested opposite. Is this coral...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, I just bought an orange sun polyp and wonder if it is necessary to place it out of direct light.. I have a 130w light on my 20g tank. There is no shady area in my tank. I would appreciate some suggestions. Thanks
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Everyone I've been saving my money and it's time for another coral shopping event! Why do I call it an event? Well because my best friend comes down from Albany and we spend the day going from store to store picking corals we like. I have a 150 gallon tank with a 50 gallon sump. I have 2...
  7. LPS Coral Forum
    I think I might want to add a few coral to my 125 gal MOWLER. It has 4x96 PC lighting. I am mainly interested in LPS. (some shrooms and polyps also). I was looking for some advise on which corals would be ok with 3 watts per gallon. I am thinking: green bubble, open brain (Trachyphyllia)...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    it only opens up at night, pics are with flash side view
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I purchased a bright orange SUN CORAL just 3 days ago....and from what I've read it needs to be in a highflow area of the tank for the tentacles to come out. I went and bought a small 50GPH submersible..... postioned it in the tank to highflow the sun coral and WHHHAAALLLLAAAH.... all the...
  10. Atlanta Reef Club
    well yesterday, i sold the tank, and finally got to go to Capuccino Bay! It was awesome! I had a hard time choosing what to buy, there was so much! I ended up getting a rock with 6 purple and blue ricordea, a rock with 150+ yellow skirt green fading into blue center, and i also got a yellow...
  11. Nano Reef Buildoff 2005
    Since I don't think Vince will let me plan my nano in Margaritaville much longer here is my entry I am going to use an AGA 5 1/2 gallon tank w/ PC lighting yet to be determined live rock & waterchanges for filtration w/ small HOB filter or powerhead for flow It will be a bare bottom set up...
  12. Atlanta Reef Club
    Hello all, I have an orange sun coral that has been doing well for almost a year, but I dont have a proper tank for it anymore. The coral needs to be fed atleast twice a week, preferrably mysis or a mix of frozen foods. I am open to almost any thing F/T (within reason of course), and I will be...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, My recent addition to my reef is an orange Sun Coral of which I know prefers shade & have situated him just under a large piece of rock on the bottom & he's been in the tank now for about 8 hours but is only slightly showing signs of coming out. I appreciate it could take days for coral...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I just took a few pictures of my sun corals and I know how everyone loves pictures so here we go.
  15. LPS, (scleractinians with large polyps)
    i got one of these yesterday, ive heard they will be ok in bright light or dim light as they are not photosynthetic but they like to be fed often and like med to high current. any tips? ive been doing the liter bottle trick to feed them but they havent fully extended yet. it HAS only been two...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Okay, what is everyone's thoughts? Should I buy this guy? :)
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Lol My damsel is now the proud inhabitant of a 90gallon tank at the new lfs I will got to from now on. They took him with no problems. In exchange they gave me an orange polyp coral that doesn't require lots of light. The coral how ever is injured and I was told it may not live thats why he gave...
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