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Old 07-14-2013, 11:40 PM   #1
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Beginer corals

So I finally setup my 25 reef and bought my first coral , a green mushroom. It's doing great and has already put out 3 new polyps. I was wondering what my next coral can be. I'm looking for a branching coral or one that can stand high flow. My total light output is 96 watts.
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Kenya Tree would be a good one. They like good flow and get pretty bushy.
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Kenya trees are almost too easy, mine has become a nuisance almost... I need to keep fragging it to keep it under control.

They are not bushy or banching but I would also suggest some zoanthids or palys.. nice color. Also pulsing xenias seem easy and are somewhat branching
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Kenya Tree would be a good one. They like good flow and get pretty bushy.
Alright, I might have to glue this one down thanks to the filter having a strong output
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Kenya trees are almost too easy, mine has become a nuisance almost... I need to keep fragging it to keep it under control.

They are not bushy or banching but I would also suggest some zoanthids or palys.. nice color. Also pulsing xenias seem easy and are somewhat branching
They are easy yes but they are still nice corals
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Kenya trees are almost too easy, mine has become a nuisance almost... I need to keep fragging it to keep it under control.

They are not bushy or banching but I would also suggest some zoanthids or palys.. nice color. Also pulsing xenias seem easy and are somewhat branching
True, I want to try some pulsing Xenias to add some movement to the tank. I've also been interested in colt coral though it might be the same thing as with the Kenya. I agree. That the Kenya is a very nice coral.
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I actually get more movement out of my Kenya tree than the pulsing xenia.
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I actually get more movement out of my Kenya tree than the pulsing xenia.
Hmm, might stick with a Kenya for my next then
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they are both really cheap corals. I picked up my kenya tree for $15 and my pulsing xenia for $10. Often you can find someone local just giving them away because they grow so fast as long as you live in a well populated area.
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they are both really cheap corals. I picked up my kenya tree for $15 and my pulsing xenia for $10. Often you can find someone local just giving them away because they grow so fast as long as you live in a well populated area.
Nope, I think the the population here is 620. But I know a store that has a monthly sell on everything so I might have to go on a little shopping spree
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