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Old 04-08-2012, 02:34 AM   #1
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New Soft Coral Additions

Just added; striped Xenia , candy cane neon, and green star polyp. Any tips on these corals would be appreciated since I'm new to the whole thing. Also I found a striped starfish clinging to the coral, and a small crab. I guess these won't be an issue for my corals.
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Old 04-08-2012, 05:51 AM   #2
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What else do you have in the tank? Also show us some pictures.
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Old 04-08-2012, 08:23 AM   #3
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What else do you have in the tank? Also show us some pictures.
I have two hermit crabs , one small crab, one striped star fish , and one small shrimp , plus the corals I mentioned.
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The striped starfish won't be an issue, but the small crab might. Try to take a picture of it and post it here.
No special care is necessary to keep your corals. They are medium light, medium flow corals. BTW, the only "soft" coral is the xenia. The candy cane is considered LPS, due to it's large polyp and stony skeleton. The GSP is actually an encrusting gorgonian.
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Here is a picture of the crab, it's a small tan crab not sure what kind it is.
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If you have a sump, I'd probably put that guy down there where he can't get into trouble. Xanthid crabs tend to cause damage on occasion. They are not reef safe.
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