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Old 01-25-2013, 08:21 AM   #61
 
Yea, pretty much.
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Old 01-25-2013, 11:10 AM   #62
 
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That cluster rock looks pretty cool. My question would be, won't some of the the corals start to compete with the others on the rock and if so, will they start killing them off? Or will these all coexist together in close proximity to each other? Like I said though, it looks really cool to see several different corals all on the same rock.
You are spot on, the Green Star Polyps are already gone or hiding :( The rock is also totally infested with aiptasia. I was looking really close last night and noticed its popping up between the corals and even spreading to the sand. I counted at least 20

Does anyone have Berghia Nudibranchs? I read that they only eat aiptasia.
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Old 01-25-2013, 12:09 PM   #63
 
Yes, that's one good one to get, Peppermint Shrimp are another, and if the tank was big enough, Copperbanded Butterfly is another.
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:59 AM   #64
 
Do you mean they will coexist or not? Wasnt sure wh8ch you meant
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Old 01-27-2013, 10:32 AM   #65
 
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Do you mean they will coexist or not? Wasnt sure wh8ch you meant
I don't understand. We were talking about critters or fish that would eat Aiptasia. ??
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Old 01-27-2013, 10:44 AM   #66
 
The corals should you not attach them to the same rock. Sorry
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Old 01-27-2013, 10:49 AM   #67
 
Not in the beginning, no. They grow and tick each other off. The tanks you see that have all the corals on top of each other don't really do well. Coral needs room to grow, and some corals are like fish, some are peaceful, and some will kill another coral for its space.
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Old 01-27-2013, 02:14 PM   #68
 
Ok thanks i better do some rearranging then
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Old 02-02-2013, 10:37 AM   #69
 
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I think I have a pistol shrimp. Are there any other creatures that make that click click noise? I read that they can hitchhike on live rock.
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Old 02-02-2013, 10:45 AM   #70
 
Oh crap. Thats not a Pistol Shrimp, thats a Mantis Shrimp. You need to catch that thing and remove it.
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