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Old 12-29-2008, 09:03 PM   #1
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Cynarina Coral Placement


I recently just purchased a cynarina coral. Should I place it on the substrate or is the rock ok?


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I dont have much experience with Cynarina, but i know that other corals with exposed skeletons like my plate coral like to be placed on the sand. That being said i have seen them in both places, just make sure it has some space between it and other corals as it can expand double or triple its normal size once acclimated.

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Substrate. With the massive expansion those things do, you don't want the tissue constantly rubbing on the rocks as it expands and contracts. It won't like that.
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I agree with the others. On the substrate. How about a pic of it?


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Actually, most placements in the wild are upon rockwork with some findings within the fine silt/mud layers.
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