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Old 08-07-2011, 09:48 PM   #1
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I have just started a 14 gallon biocube and am wondering what corals will be best. I really like zoas, palys, and either hammer or frogspawn. I looked at a lot of pics but don't really know much about how much will survive in this size tank. I will also have a pair of clowns and maybe a fire shrimp. Also, how much rock?
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Hi. Welcome to the forum

I would put in about 20lbs of rock. You can mix up live rock with dead, base rock to save some money.

You can have all the corals you listed without any issues as far as size and light.

Hope that helps!
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I am wondering, would acropora or montipora survive in a biocube?
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I'd say no with the stock lighting. Maybe some if yhey are high enough up in the tank? I wouldnt try it though.
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Idk because acropora can definitely survive under compact fluorescents, they turn brown though. Oh well. I'm taking down my biocube anyways lol
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If I get dead rock will the live rock seed it?
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Yes, over time.
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when u say will it seed it do u mean if u put non live rock it will the live rock already in the tank turn the non live into live
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I am wondering, would acropora or montipora survive in a biocube?
I agree with Carey. It might if placed super up high in the tank. But i wouldn't try it. Unless you could get a free frag or a cheap one to try out. Hope it works out, I love sps corals!
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You would add the base or dead rock to the current live rock. The dead rock will look just like the live in a month or two.
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