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Old 05-21-2004, 09:46 PM   #1
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elegance coral

hey all, does anyone have any experience with elegence corals? This has been on my wish list for a while but I can not find a nice looking one locally and i do not want ot order one on-line because i want to hand pick it. these are very beautiful but most that I have seen are pretty beat up from shipping. Anyone out there have one? how well do they do in capivity? Thanks!
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elegance used to be one of the beginner corals, however over the last 7 years it is quite rare to get one to make it past a month. If you really want one, I suggest keeping your eyes open and wait for one that has been in the LFS and healthy for at least a month.
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I agree with Kevin.. There is a Topic Over on ReefCentral where Eric is studying why Elegance corals are becoming so hard to keep... I have personally had one and It lasted approx 3 weeks.. It seems about the 3 week period is when they start to die back.. I would definetly take Kevins advice and have the LFS hold onto it for at least 1 month and if its still alive then it would be IMO worth taking home..

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Good points. My LFS had a beut of a piece come in about a month ago, now I'm wondering when they're going to take it out. It looks horrible.
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my local guy all be it a pro not some franchise bs, has several that look **** good to me. He keeps almost anything and all look healthy.Next stop I'll take a pic and drop it in here
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