Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater Reef Aquaria
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
Old 03-07-2012, 05:28 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Newbie
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 8
Question about the Torch and Hammer corals

I have a torch coral and Hammer coral relatively close to each other in my tank, they have been next to each other since I put them in my tank. They are both thriving well next to each other, I know that both species can extend their tentacles about 6" out and was wondering if by having them so close to each other was a bad thing.

sneakers714 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2012, 05:56 PM   #2
Aquarium Advice Addict
TigerBarbs's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Florida
Posts: 1,212
There's a possibility one could sting the other and one probably will once they get bigger. I would separate them a couple more inches.

TigerBarbs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2012, 08:57 PM   #3
Aquarium Advice Addict
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Tacoma, WA
Posts: 1,348
Euphyllia Corals are generally safe to keep near each other, though they will sting to death anything else that gets too close. I'd say you only need to move them if you notice one looking unhappy on the side closest to the other.
Someone stop me! Please! But... not just yet...
55 Gal Tropical FW
55 Gal Mixed Reef
MacDracor is offline   Reply With Quote

coral, corals, hammer, torch

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Kuhlis in the filter!!! JoeyGeeze Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 29 03-12-2012 01:09 PM
Good 2.5g and 10g beginner plants? goodeyesniper Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 24 03-11-2012 10:43 PM
55 gal stocking question - discus, gourami exp. advice needed! janky Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 26 03-08-2012 09:50 AM
Cannister Filter FOWLR setup question Saratj1 General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 2 03-07-2012 04:35 PM

» Photo Contest Winners

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:50 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.