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It’s easier for me to do biweekly , but I was gonna rent a par meter today and see what my light schedule is about. I plan on having mostly LPS/soft corals maybe MAYBE 1-2 sps on the top this is what I have currently maybe it’s too much maybe not enough who knows because I don’t haha I need a better understanding
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To be safe id reccomend everyone rent a par meter and get familiar with what's going on especially with new lights.
The pros give us a baseline to run at for most species. Sure there's going to be exceptions to all the rules but the majority will do well following those base guidelines.
 
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To be safe id reccomend everyone rent a par meter and get familiar with what's going on especially with new lights.
The pros give us a baseline to run at for most species. Sure there's going to be exceptions to all the rules but the majority will do well following those base guidelines.
So I got the par meter since I have a nano tank the spread is pretty good I got 100-170 aroun the tank. But I lowered the lights by 30% and no I get 70-150 which I’m OK with. My question is a lot of people say the white light isn’t used by corals so I can use that to get my preferred look so I can adjust that as high or as low as I want ?
 
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My blasto, the green stipe on the mouth is from it being cut there.
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I love blastos/acans I wanted to make a garden but I have to make room/ figure out where I’m gonna place these coral haha
 
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1,500 !?! Oh my if my tank was more stable I would invest in those ! Okay here is the plan we all pitch in for this coral who ever has the most stable tank keeps it ! When it grows new heads we split them and give them to the investors haha
 

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1,500 !?! Oh my if my tank was more stable I would invest in those ! Okay here is the plan we all pitch in for this coral who ever has the most stable tank keeps it ! When it grows new heads we split them and give them to the investors haha

just crazy price...o_O
Only wwc charges that. Other places is around 500. Forgot who it was.
 
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Only wwc charges that. Other places is around 500. Forgot who it was.
They are gorgeous… I might have to dip into the savings for those down the road but first I have to learn how to frag them haha
 
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Only wwc charges that. Other places is around 500. Forgot who it was.
still too much for a couple heads ,colonies go for less ... ;)
 
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Yes ! Also my lfs told me there getting a shipment of gold torches so there gonna lower the price from 450 to 175-250 also here are the favia I got online they seem to still be struggling
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And I STILL don’t know what this is
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Yes ! Also my lfs told me there getting a shipment of gold torches so there gonna lower the price from 450 to 175-250 also here are the favia I got online they seem to still be struggling
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And I STILL don’t know what this is
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Jealous x2 today.
 
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Yes ! Also my lfs told me there getting a shipment of gold torches so there gonna lower the price from 450 to 175-250 also here are the favia I got online they seem to still be struggling
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And I STILL don’t know what this is
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This last one looks like a goni sp.
 
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