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Old 04-19-2005, 10:23 AM   #1
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Any conflicts with housing SPS w/ softies?

Am told that there's nutritional and environmental conflicts in raising SPS's with soft corals in the same tank. Can anybody describe these issues? Thanks all!

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Softies release chemicals as a natural defense(chemical warfare) method to drive off encroaching corals. These chemicals can inhibit the growth of SPS. Toad stool is one of the corals mentioned not to have with SPS

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An environmental issue is that SPS tend to like really high flow and the softies more moderate. I'm sure there are more, but that's one I've heard.

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