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Euphyllia Cristata Coral Care?

Drew26

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I haven't seen a ton of info on this euphyllia, what are yalls experiences keeping it? It is very close to the torch, my biggest question is its sweeper tentacles reach and is that "aggressive"?
 

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I haven't seen any sweepers from mine.
Took a little while to find the sweet spot for me, but they are sitting in low-moderate flow and just shy of 300 par. I was surprised at how much light it took to make them happy.
 
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I haven't seen any sweepers from mine.
Took a little while to find the sweet spot for me, but they are sitting in low-moderate flow and just shy of 300 par. I was surprised at how much light it took to make them happy.
Oh wow that is higher than I thought it would be
 

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That's what I said. I initially placed them right next to my hammers/frogspawn and they would barely open.
I split the colony and put half of the heads in low light and half in high light. The low light colony looked the same, but the high light heads started opening almost immediately.
I found the PE was better when flow was reduced as well.
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Not a great pic. Only actinic bar on now. But it will put things in perspective.
The torch is sitting at 220-230par.
The two cristata colonies are just out of the shade above the torch.
IIRC, top is about 270 and bottom around 250.
 

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