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Old 03-23-2011, 04:17 PM   #1
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First SPS corals. Wish me luck!

Well here I go again getting ahead of myself again, but i broke down and purchased two acroporas. They are just small frags so i thought I'd start there.

I have them high up for more light and under a medium to high flow. This should do it correct? I heard these were more advanced corals but I think I may be up for the challenge this time.

Any thoughts or experiences that i might find helpful? Well, any input is helpful so fire away!



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Old 03-24-2011, 09:55 AM   #2
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What lights do u have???
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Old 03-24-2011, 12:18 PM   #3
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I have a 30" quad t5. 2x10k 2xaetnic. Total 96 watts.
My lights appear to be bright enough I think, I just totally bleached out a brain coral. :-( Hoping for better luck with the sps.
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That's a birdsnest correct? I have the exact same one (in color) and it grew like wildfire! hope yours does too!

Here it is close to when i first got it


After one month


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My clown goby absolutely loves it! He never ventures too far from his home
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Wow that did grow fast. I'm hoping mine does the same! I wanted a birdsnest since i started my tank. I'm slowly getting everything on my list.
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I dont think u will have a problem just keep it towards the top of the tank.
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Thanks, I'm hoping it works out ok. I'll be upgrading to a bigger tank and better lights soon as well so that will be a big help.
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I blame you for this Carey. I bought some birds nest frags and a low light monti frag.
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lol Sweet! Good for you! I'll keep the inspiration coming hehe
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