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Old 10-05-2013, 04:24 PM   #1
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20 gallon saltwater... Suggestions

I have a fully cycled saltwater fish tank. It is 20 gallons and has about 15 pounds of live rock in it. I need some suggestions on some corals, mushrooms, etc. I really want some color in the tank. Blues, oranges, and greens would be great!!!!
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What kind of lights do you have? Corals like a good stable tank but softies are pretty tolerant. I would say a good starting list would be mushrooms, Xenia, Kenya tree, green star polyps and Zoas/plays. Those can all be cheap to get and all grow like weeds. Oh and start w frags so if any die you're not out a lot of $. Once those start to spread you could move up to some LPS: hammer, frogspawn, favia, acan, trumpet. Zoas/plays and acans come in all colors but a rule of thumb that I find to be true; the more exotic the color- the harder it is to keep. Good for you green is very common and thus cheaper.
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What kind of lights do you have? Corals like a good stable tank but softies are pretty tolerant. I would say a good starting list would be mushrooms, Xenia, Kenya tree, green star polyps and Zoas/plays. Those can all be cheap to get and all grow like weeds. Oh and start w frags so if any die you're not out a lot of $. Once those start to spread you could move up to some LPS: hammer, frogspawn, favia, acan, trumpet. Zoas/plays and acans come in all colors but a rule of thumb that I find to be true; the more exotic the color- the harder it is to keep. Good for you green is very common and thus cheaper.
. Thanks for all of that information!!!!! I have low lighting. About 120 watts total I guess.... I do like the green star polyps, I have seen them before. I don't really want to pay more than $10 each for the corals since I am a beginner. I will be ordering some stuff from reefs2go in about a month!
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I've ordered from reefs2go 3 times now and have been very happy with them. Always got more than I ordered and no doas.
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I've ordered from reefs2go 3 times now and have been very happy with them. Always got more than I ordered and no doas.
yea I have ordered from there before. But I only bought hermit crabs... And I got Some type of free coral.
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