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Old 01-29-2012, 02:21 PM   #1
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what corals can i start

What corals would I be able to grow with this set up..I have the fish need it fixture 4x24 watt 2 actinic 2 10k. 20g tank that has been up for about a month and half finished cycle and stock with 2 clowns and a yellow watchman. was reading softies like mushrooms etc but they all say 30+. can any live in a 20g that has been up for a month? THanks
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You can put almost any coral in that tank.
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sweet! does it matter if it is the 20h and not the 20L?
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No. The reason they give tank requirements for corals is because they spread. you can prune them back, sell them off, toss them in the garbage if you like.
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ok thank you! what would be a easy care coral to start that is some what hardy to water conditions have a lot of reading to etc. mushrooms, leathers, polyps, a good place to start? if any of these die will they nuke the tank?
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Yes, those would be a good place to start, and no, they won't nuke the tank.
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