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Old 05-19-2013, 07:21 AM   #1
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Softies and lps to sps

I have mainly softies and lps in my tank and the moment. Can I enter in some sps to my tank or will I have to do a complete convert
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Old 05-19-2013, 09:32 AM   #2
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I've got a mixed reef with softies (zoas, palys, 'shrooms), LPS (trumpet, candy, acan), and SPS..... granted, I don't keep tough acros, but I do have M. monasteriata, M. digitatas, and birdsnest.
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I've got a mixed reef with softies (zoas, palys, 'shrooms), LPS (trumpet, candy, acan), and SPS..... granted, I don't keep tough acros, but I do have M. monasteriata, M. digitatas, and birdsnest.
Sounds like most if the softies and lps I have. And I was told the skimmer will remove most of the chemicals warfare that can erupt?
And do you find them both frowning equally well?
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You'll be fine mixing it up. There won't be any problems. Just don't put them in close proximity of each other. Flow and lighting must be a bit higher than for softies and lps though.
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You'll be fine mixing it up. There won't be any problems. Just don't put them in close proximity of each other. Flow and lighting must be a bit higher than for softies and lps though.
That sounds great I was thinking I would have to take out everything and swap for sps.

And by lighting do you mean they have to be a good bit higher to the surface. Or actually stronger lux
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Stronger lighting. What are you using currently?
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Stronger lighting. What are you using currently?
Currently using 2 120w led lighting blue and white
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Oh...like the ones I have? If so, you've got plenty of light for sps.
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