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Old 11-23-2003, 01:12 PM   #1
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Gorgonian and sponges, who has them and how hard to keep?

I read an article or two on them and all I could learn is not to expose them to air and they are much easier to keep than they used to be years back.

Does anybody have them and anything special I need to do before I get something like this?

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Old 11-23-2003, 03:46 PM   #2
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read the new book from robert fenner called the natural reef invert ! great book with all ? answered

good luck keith
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Old 11-25-2003, 02:31 PM   #3
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There are many differences between different types of sponges & gorgonians.

Photosynthetic gorg's, as long as you provide adequate light and very good water flow, are relatively hardy.

Non-photosynthetic gorgonians require a lot of food, and are considerably harder to keep.

Sponges - many "hitchhiking" sponges do well in captivity. The more sought-after ones (blues, oranges, reds, yellows), can be more difficult to keep. The require a lot of food, and excellent water flow/circulation.
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