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Stocking Options for 30g
Old 08-22-2013, 09:12 PM   #11
 
Easy corals to care for (that I also have):

PEACEFUL:
Green Star Polyps
Duncan Coral
Leather Mushroom
Green/Red/Purple Mushrooms
Metallic Green Trumpet Coral
Caulastrea Coral
Australian Big Polyp Blasto

SPS CORALS (peaceful):
Montipora Capricornis (red)
Montipora Digitata
Orange Guttatus Birdsnest Coral

SEMI-AGGRESSIVE:
Green Button Polyp
Colt Coral
Red Ring Purple Heart Zoas
Fire and Black Ice Zoas

AGGRESSIVE:
Frogspawn Coral
Flame Tip Bubble Anemone
Grape Coral

Happy Researching. Post more questions, were happy to help :)

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Old 08-22-2013, 09:31 PM   #12
 
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Easy corals to care for (that I also have):

PEACEFUL:
Green Star Polyps
Duncan Coral
Leather Mushroom
Green/Red/Purple Mushrooms
Metallic Green Trumpet Coral
Caulastrea Coral
Australian Big Polyp Blasto

SPS CORALS (peaceful):
Montipora Capricornis (red)
Montipora Digitata
Orange Guttatus Birdsnest Coral

SEMI-AGGRESSIVE:
Green Button Polyp
Colt Coral
Red Ring Purple Heart Zoas
Fire and Black Ice Zoas

AGGRESSIVE:
Frogspawn Coral
Flame Tip Bubble Anemone
Grape Coral

Happy Researching. Post more questions, were happy to help :)

Metal
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Anything specific though for my current list of fish and coral? That's what I was hoping for :3 we plan on getting clowns/pajama cardinal and dottybacks and i put up our list of coral
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Old 08-23-2013, 12:30 AM   #13
 
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Anything specific though for my current list of fish and coral? That's what I was hoping for :3 we plan on getting clowns/pajama cardinal and dottybacks and i put up our list of coral
I would definitely get a Metallic Green Torch coral. The color and shape is something you currently don't have. Same for the Duncan Coral. Also, if you want a carpeting coral, green star polyps looks real nice. Another coral that would look real good yet different from anything else you got us a crocea clam. While not real a coral per say, they come in many great colors and draw interest to the sand bed. Same goes with a lobo brain coral.

These corals listed above would accent your already nice stocking list you currently have.
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Old 08-23-2013, 12:36 AM   #14
 
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some of the sinulariatypes are a good soft coral. Clove polyps come in a number of colors and are easy going.Star polyps are a fast grower and come in a few varieties. What kind of coral are you looking for? I am a brain fan myself,then again I like em all.
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Old 08-23-2013, 02:28 AM   #15
 
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Thanks For The.Coral Suggestions! I Didnt Want.Clams Because Aren'tThey HardToTake Care Of? And We Want Vivid Bright Colors Such.As.yellow Or Red Even Blue. Other Than That We Want It To Match It's Tankmates Well :3
(Match As In Gets Along Peacefully NoProblems)
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Old 08-23-2013, 11:33 AM   #16
 
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Yes clams are a little more demanding than your soft corals and can become calcium hogs. Hmm do you have some caulastrea in your tank? there is a variety called kryptonite that is vibrant green,then there is a caulastrea furcata that is red and green mouths"crazy cool". Acans are easy to keep and come in every color you could want. Photosynthetic gorgonians like the lavender whip can add some flowing purple.Honestly the list is endless. Do you have a budget to stick by or can you just cut loose?
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Old 08-23-2013, 06:53 PM   #17
 
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Try Not To Max Out $60 PerCoral. OtherThan That No. I WillLook Into Those Corals :)
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Old 08-23-2013, 11:28 PM   #18
 
In case you ever wanted a clam, crocea clams stay small and don't effect your calcium levels. I keep one in my 29gal biocube and only dose kent marine nano parts A and B every once in a while. The man thing is lighting as they are mostly synthetic, but also require weekly feeding of coral food (phyto). If you interested, post your lighting specs.
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Old 08-24-2013, 02:07 AM   #19
 
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I was really interested in the gorgonians. But as for clams if I were to ever have in that tank is a nano cube..with three (LED?) lights. One white, one blue, and a moonlight one.
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