Flowing Coral: What's your favorite "moving" coral?

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How important to you is having a reef tank with "coral movement" in it?

  • Very important

    Votes: 296 54.7%
  • Moderately Important

    Votes: 183 33.8%
  • Not that important

    Votes: 50 9.2%
  • Not important at all

    Votes: 10 1.8%
  • Other (please explain)

    Votes: 2 0.4%

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Chessmanmark

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Without the right wave maker, it doesn’t matter.

Visualize a mature goniopora swaying back and forth in the current.

Without the proper programming it will never live up to its potential.
 

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I kinda like torches...

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Who knew “Tribbles” came in that many colours?
 

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1. What is your most favorite "flowing coral?" Photos will get you bonus points!

Large healthy goniopora

2. How important to you is having a reef tank with coral movement in it?
Check build thread
 

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Outside of your typical LPS, there's something so appealing about the long polyp extension of some SPS such as some birdnest corals. I love seeing the waves of polyps moving gently in the flow.

I've also always loved seeing anemones, torch corals, and goniopora... but who doesn't!? :)
 

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I voted moderate, I like a combination of both. Looks more natural IMO. My torch at present time is my favorite. It extends so much and just flows so elegantly.
 

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torches are my favorite mostly, followed by fuzzy acro's like tenuis and milliporas. any kind of other euphyllia follow after that, because they are all mostly flowy.
for softies, my pulsing xenia wins the vote.
 

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I'd have to say my fuzzy pulsing sinularia and gorgonia also all Euphilia corals.
 

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I'd have to say my fuzzy pulsing sinularia and gorgonia also all Euphilia corals.
The lights were getting night mode so everything looked purple. Sinulara is light pink and gorgonian is definitely purple looks even more purple under these lights. Good night to all East Coast R2R peeps.
 

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I love so many corals for movement. In my gorg tank all were great. Currently I love my blue xenia corals, cespitularia, and my toadstools are always great.
 

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BRS

How long does it take to you to get an inch of acropora growth? (on average)

  • A couple of weeks or less

    Votes: 3 1.3%
  • Up to 1 month

    Votes: 14 6.2%
  • Up to 2 months

    Votes: 22 9.7%
  • Up to 3 months

    Votes: 38 16.8%
  • Up to 6 months

    Votes: 51 22.6%
  • Up to 12 months

    Votes: 17 7.5%
  • 12+ Months

    Votes: 7 3.1%
  • I can't grow acropora

    Votes: 64 28.3%
  • Other (please explain)

    Votes: 10 4.4%
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