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Old 01-26-2006, 04:19 PM   #11
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For a frag tank, depending on the type of corals you're interested in, I wouldn't do a sand bottom. There's no sand in my stock tank. Too easy to trap detritus in there. Easier to clean without it. Also depending on the corals you're keeping you'll want mad flow in there and that's easier without the sand. I'm a big fan of a SSB for my displays but keep my frag tanks BB.

Will it only be a frag tank? I would short cycle that as you're not going to have the same bioload as with a fish tank.
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I just got Xenia and purple tree coral. How hard are they to make? I am was wondering if there any tricks. Thanks
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