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Old 05-24-2013, 07:08 PM   #1
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torch coral

Just got a torch coral and one of the heads is releasing something what does it mean?
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Old 05-25-2013, 01:42 AM   #2
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Nevermind all open now
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Old 05-25-2013, 02:00 AM   #3
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That doesn't look like a torch coral. I think it's either a hammer or a frog spawn. Here's a picture of my torch.
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Old 05-25-2013, 02:04 AM   #4
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Thats is indeed a hammer coral very similar to a torch and frogspawn.
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Yup. Looks just like my hammer
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Yup. Looks just like my hammer
Nice they said it was a torch lol.got it for 30 it has 5 heads good price?
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That doesn't look like a torch coral. I think it's either a hammer or a frog spawn. Here's a picture of my torch.
I saw a nice torch like yours bit it was white with semi purple tips it was nice
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Ya seems like a good price to me. The torch I got was $15, I think they typically run a little cheaper than hammers. Unless its a metallic torch, those things are awesome!
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Ya seems like a good price to me. The torch I got was $15, I think they typically run a little cheaper than hammers. Unless its a metallic torch, those things are awesome!
Nice, good deal then . I just looked up my hammer on liveaquaria and it says hes aggressive
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So the rule of thumb is to give hammers, torches, frogspawn and galaxy coral about 6 inches of space between them and other coral. They can develop sweepers that will sting others. I have seen galaxy coral do this, they are the ones to watch out for. I've never seen either of my torch or hammer develop sweepers. However my torch has got really well extended and grabbed hold of a mushroom which looked like hell for a week after ( only one tentacle got to the mushroom and only for a few seconds, since I was watching and quickly separated them) I've actually never looked into whether or not the other three really do develop those sweeper, but I thought I read that somewhere once. Either way, all of them have a pretty powerful sting so they could have issues with other coral types. Hope that helps, how big is ur tank? What other coral do you have? How is the spacing currently?
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