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Old 03-24-2014, 07:50 PM   #1
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Coral placement

I have 29 g Biocube, and I have stock lights. I want to know what corals I can place on my upper live rock. If I need better lighting, I can afford more lighting, but what lights can I add to the spots in the Coralife lid, without changing the light kit? I am not handy that way.
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Old 03-24-2014, 08:03 PM   #2
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I kept some stunner chalice and montipora on the top of the rocks closest to the light and they did pretty darn well.

Upgrading a biocubes lighting isnt easy really, you can go open top and buy a fixture or make a hole in the lid and maybe put in a nano aqua illumination light. You would be looking at about $200-300 for an upgrade kit for it.
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Thanks, Carey, I don't want to go lidless, as I have a curious cat and I like the lid, for keeping my fish inside-wrasse, and a fire fish.
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ahh yeah, wrasses are known to be jumpers. lol

Well, unless you are looking into getting some SPS corals I think you should be fine with the lighting you have. You can also add some strips under the hood if you like. I am assuming you have a newer biocube which has open slots for I think 2 or 3 more strips.
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Is this really a mushroom, do you think? Does it look right? Click image for larger version

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I do have the newer one, but what color or type lights do you add? Will it make more algae? Although since getting the two Emerald Crabs, less algae.
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Yep, looks like a mushroom, to me.

I am not super good at names but thats a shroom. lol I had many shrooms do extremely well in my biocube, its like it was made for them. hehe
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Can I put more colors of mushrooms near this one?
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Yepper, you can make a mushroom garden if you like. Very colorful and cool if you do it right.
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And, how do you remove it from the frag ? Do you know?
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