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Old 01-12-2014, 11:10 AM   #1
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carnation coral care

Hi ive just purchased a carnation coral and wondered if anyone has had any luck keeping them?
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Old 01-12-2014, 11:13 AM   #2
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No. They are non photosynthetic and extremely hard to keep. You almost need a phytoplankton drip to add constant food to the tank for it to survive, and that would spoil your water faster than you could keep it clean. It will wither away IMO.
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Thank you it makes me wonder why people sell them then.
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Because people buy them before they research anything about them.
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But if you travel an hour to your lfs and like it but have no way of researching it. It was cheap so will have to see how it goes.
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Use your smart phone and ask us!
I have heard LFS employees tell customers to put their carnation and chilli corals "high up on the rock work, because they like a lot of light".
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