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Old 04-19-2011, 02:48 AM   #1
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Help with aquascaping

I've had the aquarium for 6 months and I wanna add corals so the tank could be full of colors. I have 2 150 watt Metal Hallide and 2 54 watt T5Actinics. It's a 55 gallon and I have about 200 to spend to fill the left and right side of the aquarium with corals. I'm planning on having LPS, Leather, Softies, Zoanthids &Polyps and I'm ordering from Bluezooaquatics because I have a 50 dollar coupon. The livestock is 4 Turbo Snails, a White Tail and Niger Trigger, 30 hermit CrAbs, Pearlscale Butterfly Fish, Bicolor Angel, and 2 Sally light foot crabs. Id really appreciate it if you could tell me what corals to add that could fill my tank. I'm Only planning on adding 5 chromis.
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Old 04-19-2011, 06:40 PM   #2
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Old 04-19-2011, 06:44 PM   #3
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Have you thought about star polyps
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Old 04-19-2011, 06:46 PM   #4
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Yes I have. I just need a list of beautiful Corals that are under 200 and can fill a 55
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Those triggers, butterfly and (possibly) the angel are not reef safe.
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Those triggers, butterfly and (possibly) the angel are not reef safe.
Good point I missed that those fish will nip your corals
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Old 04-19-2011, 07:00 PM   #7
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Thanks it wont be a problem to swap my fish for Clowns, Gobies, Wrasses, and maybe a blenny at my LFS
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Old 04-19-2011, 07:01 PM   #8
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Oh and I have 5 Neon Mushrooms that are doing well
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They would be much better reef candidates.

Look into the mushrooms/ricordias, zoas (as you mentioned), gsp (as mentioned above), finger leathers, maybe acans(?), any of the euphyllia (frogspawn, hammer, torch), blastomusas, all are pretty easy and pretty colorful IMO.
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I have but some can get a bit pricy. Like the torch or hammer
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