Originally Posted by mr funktastic
Torch - Hammer - Frog spawn
i have always loved the look and colour of these three corals. and i am looking at getting one of the corals. but i have a few questions
1. which is the hardiest/fastest growing of the bunch
2. which is most likely to host a clown? (im aware there is no guarentee of it hosting)
3. is there anything specific to be known about these three corals. ie. special feeding, care, requirements etc...
i have read a bunch online already. i am hoping for some personal experience from some members.
thanks in advance
I have owned\currently own a few species of each of these LPS
. Frogspawn seems to me the hardiest of the 3 with the hammer last. Frogspawn also seemed to grow the most quickly with a wall hammer the slowest to grow. Branching hammers tend to grow a bit faster IME.
A few of my clowns have hosted a torch coral. They haven't come close to the frogspawn or hammer. This though is definitely random. Clowns may not host any of these.
There are no real feeding requirements. As LPS
, they are a bit easier to care for the SPS
. Just please make sure you have adequate light for these corals. With the lighting needed for these corals, you could definitely keep a BTA if you're looking for your clowns to host something. Just a thought.