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Old 10-10-2011, 03:15 PM   #1
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Hi everyone,

First let me say thank you. I have been an unregistered purveyor of the vast amounts of free help on this site for months.

Second, I would like to get some suggestions about some new corals to put in my tank. My stocklist and tank info are in my profile. I am looking for strong color, ease of care, and something interesting that compliments what I have already stocked. There are pics in my profile as well.

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Old 10-10-2011, 03:21 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum! Glad you finally signed up. i will go check out your profile and see what i can come up with.
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hmmm.. what kind of lighting do you have on your tank? that will dictate what you can get pretty much.

You already have a great assortment of corals in my opinion, several I would have suggested. lol theres a ton of others though that we need your lighting setup to see if they can be a good fit.
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Old 10-10-2011, 03:26 PM   #5
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Hmm, I don't know the specs on the lighting off hand. It's the factory bulbs from Red Sea. I will look them up online and post it after a meeting I have in a few.
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Ok.... They are 2 55 watt 50/50 10,000k & Actinic T5 Power compact lamps, 4 blue led moonlights, with a high polished aluminum reflector.
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hmm t5 or power compact? Is the bulb a double type bulb or do you have two thin bulbs?

either way I think my suggestions coral wise would be: hammer, torch, leathers liek a toadstool, maybe a blastomussa, you might even be able to keep a brain coral.

have you checked out Aquarium Fish: Tropical Freshwater Fish and Saltwater Fish for Home Aquariums ? They have a ton of corals and they list the lighting requirements for each one. I would put you at medium light intensity in my opinion.
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Old 10-10-2011, 04:09 PM   #8
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Thanks for the responses Carey. It's 2 double pronged bulbs. And I was actually thinking about getting a brain the other day...

I'll check out the site for sure. Thanks for all the info!
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