Help me pick some battle corals SPS? :D

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I've been sitting on the idea of making my first buy from Battle Corals and am nonetheless still overwhelmed by all the options. This is also my first big potential purchase as far as SPS goes. Tank has been up for a year, had success with montis, green slimer, PC rainbow, and a CC Voodoo Magic frag that I got from a local (it had been brown for months as I got it way too early, but in the past 6 weeks it's fully colored up, started encrusting on the plug, and looks awesome.

My only thing is I want to avoid anything that is predominantly green, but any recommendations would be awesome! The more beginner friendly the better, but the tank has really stabilized a lot recently so I'm cautiously trusting that things will go well. Just thought this might be a fun way of deciding. Thanks in advance!
 
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I always just buy a battle box. You get much better prices that way, especially with his current sale which I assume you’re aware of.
Adam will contact you about the box and you can just request no green and hardier acros.
 

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I've been thinking maybe a battle box plus a few specific buys on the side? Not positive. I've heard great things about the battle boxes though. Just putting feelers out to see if there are any must haves out there!
I would recommend getting a battlebox and specifying which colors/growth patterns/species you're looking for, and I'm sure Adam will be able to help you out. I've purchased three battleboxes so far and have always received awesome corals.
 

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It's going to sound like an echo chamber, but let Adam choose the corals for you with the Battlebox. It's like opening gifts on your birthday, except no boring clothing and only awesome stuff.
 
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I agree. Get a BattleBox and then give Adam some suggestions of what you’re looking for.

With that said, he is also running a Labor Day sale (ends today I believe) where the discount is applied in the cart once added
 

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I got a battlebox a couple weeks ago, gave some ideas about what I had seen and liked, what I had already and species I liked and left the rest up to Adam. Could not have been more happy with what he put together for me, will absolutely order again. The size and quality of frags he sent was way above what expected, could be considered mini colonies lol. When compared to some of the big names in the hobby it’s crazy to see what he’s selling. This is a picture of the frags I got about 20 minutes after putting on rack.
 

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Ended up going with the Battle Box! Albeit asking for a Rainbow Stylo chunk and no green, ideally, Super excited to see what shows up, thanks everyone for the encouragement!
You won’t regret going with the box.
 

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Ended up going with the Battle Box! Albeit asking for a Rainbow Stylo chunk and no green, ideally, Super excited to see what shows up, thanks everyone for the encouragement!

I’ll be excited to see what you get, when are you supposed to receive your box?
 

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I'm supposed to get it a week from today (lots of orders going out after the sale, understandably), but the anticipation is killing me!

Awesome, don’t forget about us when you get it, post a picture! I’m excited to see what you get so I can only imagine your anticipation I think you’ll be super happy with what you end up getting.
 
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Ended up going with the Battle Box! Albeit asking for a Rainbow Stylo chunk and no green, ideally, Super excited to see what shows up, thanks everyone for the encouragement!
This is EXACTLY what I came to recommend. Adam is AMAZING, and I've had nothing but awesome experiences just asking him to put together a Battle Box with my preferences in mind.
 
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