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Old 10-09-2011, 12:29 PM   #141
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Torch corals look just like anemones, but they are a little bit harder corals than Frogspawn. Frogspawns need stable tank parameters and medium lighting.
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Try something in the octocoral category, like waving hand (anthellia). It is EAASY to grow and clowns like hosting in it.

Shown is a basketball size example of waving hand in my reef with two clowns living in it. This colony started 9 months ago as just three strands. All grown under the LEDs.
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Old 10-09-2011, 05:52 PM   #143
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2 clowns will be my first fish, the frogspawn or waving hand will be my first coral, am i right in saying it is better for the clowns to host something on the end of the tank rather than in the middle
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would this work with my lighting and could my clowns host this Saltwater Aquarium Corals for Marine Reef Aquariums: Toadstool Mushroom Leather Coral, Brown
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i will also be getting a purple reef lobster
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2 clowns will be my first fish, the frogspawn or waving hand will be my first coral, am i right in saying it is better for the clowns to host something on the end of the tank rather than in the middle
I don't think it matters as long as the flow is good for the coral or anemone.
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i was just thinking if the clowns became territorial id rather them block off a portion of the tank that fish wont always be swimming through
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1yellow watchman goby
1longnose hawk fish
1 royal gramma
1 fish TBD (suggestions???)

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5 assorted snails
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also, a quick question for reference, is 20 long essentially the same as 30 gal
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instead of a purple reef lobster, i will get a spiny blue lobster
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actually after research, i will not be getting any lobster
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