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Recommendation for beginner corals and LFS /place to buy them

marcwjj

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Hi there,

first time reefer and just got my tank cycled :) I live in Palo Alto and looking for recommendations fo beginner corals / softies .

browsing some threads, looks like Duncan , mushrooms in general , and Xenia might be good options?

also looking for recommendations of good LFS for corals or reputable online retailers.

thanks in advance!

oh, forgot to mention its a fluval flex 32g tank.
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Hi there,

first time reefer and just got my tank cycled :) I live in Palo Alto and looking for recommendations fo beginner corals / softies .

browsing some threads, looks like Duncan , mushrooms in general , and Xenia might be good options?

also looking for recommendations of good LFS for corals or reputable online retailers.

thanks in advance!

oh, forgot to mention its a fluval flex 32g tank.
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Neptune Aquatics, San Jose
 

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Hi there,

first time reefer and just got my tank cycled :) I live in Palo Alto and looking for recommendations fo beginner corals / softies .

browsing some threads, looks like Duncan , mushrooms in general , and Xenia might be good options?

also looking for recommendations of good LFS for corals or reputable online retailers.

thanks in advance!

oh, forgot to mention its a fluval flex 32g tank.
811422E5-AA6E-4DAD-B4DA-F22072C77D68.jpeg
Cool little tank!

Gsp
Mushrooms
Zoas

Add some pics when u add corals!
 
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Zoas, plays , Monti cap , green star polyps , Xenia, liams clove , Miami hurricane challice are all pretty good. Some of them are invasive, so isolate them in one rock
 

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Hi there,

first time reefer and just got my tank cycled :) I live in Palo Alto and looking for recommendations fo beginner corals / softies .

browsing some threads, looks like Duncan , mushrooms in general , and Xenia might be good options?

also looking for recommendations of good LFS for corals or reputable online retailers.

thanks in advance!

oh, forgot to mention its a fluval flex 32g tank.
811422E5-AA6E-4DAD-B4DA-F22072C77D68.jpeg
Hello & welcome! My favorites are:

Neptune Aquatics - San Jose
Aquatic Collection - Hayward (by far my favorite)
360Coralz - San Jose
Violet Sea - San Jose
California Reef Co. - Newark
Diablo Corals - Concord
 

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In your area, you have options but Neptune really stands out.

Also you may want to say hi over at BAR’s site:

There are lots of local Reefers there who are generous with their expertise (and coral!)
 
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In your area, you have options but Neptune really stands out.

Also you may want to say hi over at BAR’s site:

There are lots of local Reefers there who are generous with their expertise (and coral!)
Neptune sounds like crowds favorite :). Thanks for the suggestion on the site too!
 
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