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Old 04-16-2012, 02:48 AM   #1
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Maze brain coral

I just bought a maze brain coral and I was just wondering do I have to put it on a rock for it to grow on or will it just expand by itself.
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Old 04-16-2012, 03:00 AM   #2
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Well, it's probably going to want higher light eventually, but give it time to adjust. I'd say in a week or two, move it a little higher. While it can grow it's skeleton out of loose Calcium and carbon in the water, it will probably do better with a rock to encrust upon as a base.
Recap: If there is enough light to stay there, fine, if not, move it higher after it has time to adjust. It can grow on the substrate, but will also encrust on a rock very nicely.
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Oh, forgot to ask, is that from liveaquaria? I've been eyeing their purple platygyra brain coral for weeks.
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Old 04-16-2012, 03:27 AM   #4
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Thank you very much for the help. I definitely will move it up and place it on a rock. And no i got it from a lfs
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