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Old 12-12-2011, 10:37 PM   #1
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What's your coral preference?

Hey i'm looking to add some more coral to my 30 gal. Any suggestions? Or just say what coral fascinates you the most.
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Old 12-12-2011, 10:42 PM   #2
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I love the open brains, a new coral to me. I think they're beautiful to look at, interesting to watch change shape etc...and a good way to pretty up the substrate area.


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Old 12-12-2011, 10:46 PM   #3
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I like gorgonians but some of my favs are torch and hammer coral. Also bubble coral is really cool. Colt coral adds fantastic color and is definitely one of my favorits.
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Old 12-12-2011, 10:47 PM   #4
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I have to say I really enjoy zoos. I love seeing new polyps and the colors that you can get are unreal.
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Old 12-12-2011, 11:01 PM   #5
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i like the suggestions, the pictures were awesome! @hind04, i agree i have two colonies of zoas going, they're great!
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For ease of care I say softies like leathers and mushrooms. For movement go with lps like frogspawn, duncan or torch. For a challenge go for sps start with monties and go into acros.

What type of light and how long your tank has been set up will have a lot to do with what you will want to put in it.
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Old 12-12-2011, 11:20 PM   #7
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I love my colt, zoas, and ricordeas. All of the easiest ones! Torches are cool too though. I'm cycling a 29 gallon, and here are the corals that I want.

Zoanthids
Rainbow Ricordea
Green Candy Cane
White Pom Pom Xenia
Green Tip Toadstool
Frogspawn
Torch
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Old 12-12-2011, 11:25 PM   #8
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I really like my hammer - it has grown tons in a few months.

An under-rated, in my opinion, coral is the Pagoda cup coral. I bought one the other day, and I must say the way the polyps open up and wave in the current has made this one of my favorites in my tank. Just awesome.
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i'm an lps fan also. anything that will eat meaty foods is amazing to me. also, something that looks completely different when the lights are off is also awesome-
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I agree I love LPS corals there so cool. Here a few pictures of my torch coral and my bubble coral
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