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Old 09-22-2004, 12:47 AM   #1
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First Corals

i have had my tank for 2 months now and i was wondering if it's too early to get any corals? do i need to add anything to the water to get ready or anything else? any beginner recommendations? any help apprectiated.
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Old 09-22-2004, 12:54 AM   #2
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I think you could probably get a toadstool leather and some shrooms with out a problem. If you do regular water changes you probably shouldnt have to worry about adding anything.
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Old 09-22-2004, 12:59 AM   #3
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oh, i don't need to get any water conditioners like calcium, iodine and that other stuff?
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Old 09-22-2004, 01:11 AM   #4
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No, your regular water changes will add enough of the good stuff to sustain the corals, and help them grow.
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Old 09-22-2004, 01:16 AM   #5
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sounds good! thanks.
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Old 09-22-2004, 01:17 AM   #6
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Ok, good luck and have fun!
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