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So once I get back my first coral I plan on it being will be a Duncan. Now I don’t necessarily want the Clowns to be hosted by one, but idk how much I can do about that problem other than hope they don’t want it. There is a good spot on the rocks at the top of the tank with medium light and medium flow but idk how well a Duncan would like that. I know @i cant think made a Duncan show off thread, so Aaron could I get some tips from you for Duncan placement? I’ve been told low flow and low light is fine but I’ve seen tanks where they are definitely not in low low light and low flow.
 

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So once I get back my first coral I plan on it being will be a Duncan. Now I don’t necessarily want the Clowns to be hosted by one, but idk how much I can do about that problem other than hope they don’t want it. There is a good spot on the rocks at the top of the tank with medium light and medium flow but idk how well a Duncan would like that. I know @i cant think made a Duncan show off thread, so Aaron could I get some tips from you for Duncan placement? I’ve been told low flow and low light is fine but I’ve seen tanks where they are definitely not in low low light and low flow.
Duncan’s seem to be highly adaptable and love any form of light/flow whether it’s low , medium or even high!
Mine went from lower light to high light and is now sat in medium light and high flow (well, almost all my corals are in high flow, some of it is more direct flow and other bits are indirect high flow).
This is when he was in high flow and low light, he was in the bottom left of my tank at this time.
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Then I moved him into high light and high flow, in this photo he’s in the middle top of the Left side of the tank.
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And today he’s still on the left side but moved down to the middle and far right, in medium light and high flow.
 
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My clowns do not host anything except the back of the overflow. Which is good for the corals I guess but does make them quite boring.
As for the Duncan I go for medium light and it doesn’t seem to like high flow. I counted 10 heads from an original 2 a few nights ago!
 

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Duncan’s seem to be highly adaptable and love any form of light/flow whether it’s low , medium or even high!
Mine went from lower light to high light and is now sat in medium light and high flow (well, almost all my corals are in high flow, some of it is more direct flow and other bits are indirect high flow).
This is when he was in high flow and low light, he was in the bottom left of my tank at this time.
AC6CAE74-2103-4465-98B2-C98AA88D5602.jpeg

Then I moved him into high light and high flow, in this photo he’s in the middle top of the Left side of the tank.
DCD4F129-6176-49C0-A28B-4E03CF3F70D5.jpeg

And today he’s still on the left side but moved down to the middle and far right, in medium light and high flow.
Just snatched a photo of the Duncan where he is today, as you can see he is still wide open and loving life!
5E3F124B-BEDA-46F8-9D93-C57401485A95.jpeg
 
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Just snatched a photo of the Duncan where he is today, as you can see he is still wide open and loving life!
5E3F124B-BEDA-46F8-9D93-C57401485A95.jpeg
Yours has spread where mine is just a conglomerate mess of heads from a little stalk:
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Yours has spread where mine is just a conglomerate mess of heads from a little stalk:
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Same. A blob of 2 big polyps and a bunch of itty bitty babies.
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This had an odd Talking Heads vibe going.

Here’s a counter song for you and everyone.

Ministry is a good time!
Excellent contribution.
 
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Just snatched a photo of the Duncan where he is today, as you can see he is still wide open and loving life!
5E3F124B-BEDA-46F8-9D93-C57401485A95.jpeg
What type is yours? I like the longer tentacle ones but these smaller ones are nice.
 
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