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Old 01-29-2014, 06:32 PM   #1
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Beginner low light coral

Hello everyone!

I have a 125 fowlr tank and I need to make a change. I cannot have any coral that requires strong lighting because my bf just bought me a fluval sea led light and he would be crushed if I didn't keep it.

So if it is possible I would like to add some color to the tank without changing my light fixture. Any suggestions?
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Old 01-29-2014, 06:59 PM   #2
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Mushrooms zoas and softies maybe some low light lps higher up in the tank
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Old 01-29-2014, 08:48 PM   #3
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Any specific ones I should look at? I don't know much about corals and when I typed in the names most said they need a lot of light and I'm sure the light fixture I have is not bright enough for most coral.
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Old 01-29-2014, 09:11 PM   #4
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I liked the look of the mushrooms more than the other ones. I would like some bright colors if its possible.
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Zoanthids come in many beautiful colors and are hardy also ricordea mushrooms are some of my favorite corals.
http://www.liveaquaria.com/diversden...y.cfm?c=2733+7
There a little pricy but that will give you a good list of softies and polyps and the color variations they come in
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Old 01-29-2014, 10:41 PM   #6
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I love this tank and it shows you don't need super high end coral for great colors.
http://www.nano-reef.com/topic/33096...lon-nano-reef/
Look at all those beautiful rics!!!
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Old 01-30-2014, 12:50 AM   #7
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That is gorgeous! I love the colors definitely the type I'm looking for. Thanks a bunch I appreciate all the help.
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Old 01-30-2014, 06:23 PM   #8
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i would definatly get zoas in there...very easy corals..also some ricordea mushrooms..perhaps some kenya trees? another easy coral.
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If you are looking for variety, I like eBay. Shipping prices can be steep, IMO, but there is a lot of variety between all the Sellers out there. You will see some stuff that places like LA won't show.

I am just starting a little reef and already bought a few frags from a couple local eBay sellers (they offered $10 and $15 shipping).
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If you are looking for variety, I like eBay. Shipping prices can be steep, IMO, but there is a lot of variety between all the Sellers out there. You will see some stuff that places like LA won't show.

I am just starting a little reef and already bought a few frags from a couple local eBay sellers (they offered $10 and $15 shipping).
+1 ebay is an excelent place to buy frags. Also places like liveaquaria sell starter packages. i also get alot of frags on Craigslist.
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