My First Coral!


King of GHA Farmers
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Feb 14, 2020
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Santa Barbara, CA
344 Days of fun (...and pain, and anger, and frustration) with this tank, I finally purchased my first coral! It is not what I was looking for - but it is what happened. I was really looking to purchase a Euphelia (Frogspawn or Hammer??). I was buying some CUC and just wanted that free shipping...they really get you there don't they? I didn't find anything I was actually actively looking for, but then saw an Elegance Coral [Elegance Coral, Pink/Purple Tip (Australia)]. QUICK - YouTube for an hour.... OK, I think this will be OK, maybe worried about my snails??? ...but this isn't a snail tank, as much as I LOVE my snails!

Please give me any of your thoughts or suggestions on the Elegance Coral...wish me luck! I went slow, my params are all in good order, my GHA is still staring me in the eye...but I am winning at this point (knock on wood)!

Would you consider your tank to be balanced or lopsided when it comes to coral?

  • Balanced Mixed Reef

    Votes: 103 32.4%
  • Lopsided SPS

    Votes: 66 20.8%
  • Lopsided LPS

    Votes: 70 22.0%
  • Lopsided Zoanthids

    Votes: 20 6.3%
  • Lopdsided Soft Corals

    Votes: 47 14.8%
  • Lopsided NPS

    Votes: 1 0.3%
  • Other (please explain)

    Votes: 11 3.5%