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Old 10-30-2013, 10:19 PM   #1
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Hammer coral care

LA classifies as moderately difficult... What are some basic care techniques and requirements for
these? I will be picking up a nice piece this weekend and any help would be appreciated. Also, the LFS has it under a 12k MH bulb, I have a Tao LED... What is the best way to acclimate this coral?
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Old 10-30-2013, 10:26 PM   #2
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I have mine on the bottom of my tank in low flow an it loves it. To acclimate just put it on the bottom for a week then move it up but it doesn't need a ton of light. IMO an easy coral
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Mine is over 15 yrs old. I have never target fed it and I have it up high in the tank with vho lighting. I consider them as easy care also.
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Will these not do well in high flow tanks? I have a 40 breeder with 2 Koralia 1400's that alternate and there really aren't any dead spots lol..
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Should do fine I have about 45x turnover in my tank and I just keep it in lower flow. It will tell you where it is happy by having its polyps fully extended.
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Ok awesome thanks! I'll see where it's happy... I can't wait, it's a 4-5" piece I got on a crazy sale for $10... I love my LFS lol...
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Ok awesome thanks! I'll see where it's happy... I can't wait, it's a 4-5" piece I got on a crazy sale for $10... I love my LFS lol...
Man that's a great deal! Nice pickup
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Thanks! Keep an eye on this thread I'll post some pics and most likely some more questions... Thanks again!
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Mine is over 15 yrs old. I have never target fed it and I have it up high in the tank with vho lighting. I consider them as easy care also.
Is VHO stronger than t5 HO? How does it line up
with LED?
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