Building/growing a Zoa Garden rock combo

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  1. Jeanuel

    Jeanuel Astrea Snail

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    Hey Everyone!


    Thank you so much for all your replies on my few post that I have J


    I yet have another question that isn’t clear to me how to come around it.


    Here goes :


    I want build a Zoa combo rock with different frags that my friend is going to give me ( He is going to give me a total of 15 frags all of them are small with just like 3 heads on yea frag plug) .


    My question is how do I make them look like this :https://gallery.mailchimp.com/42698f8b42d5867233b89e232/images/A191_2_.jpg



    What I don’t understand is that zoa combos for sale are all stuck together but I always heard to keep corals away from each other because they sting each other… that’s my question .



    Do I just glue all the frags on the live rock as close together as possible?



    Thank You for your time J
     
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  3. DBOSHIBBY

    DBOSHIBBY Sleeper Shark

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    Just glue them on the rock and let them all grow to cover the rock. Zoas dont sting zoas :)
     
  4. Va Reef

    Va Reef Giant Squid

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    A good photoshop program helps. lol

    As was previously mentioned, zoas wont sting each other. however you're right on keeping corals away from each other; you'll want to make sure they don't touch other corals like euphillyia, acropora, etc etc.
     
  5. Newreef15

    Newreef15 Horrid Stonefish

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    Glue the frags onto the rock and wait that's about it.
    As stated above they wont sting each other but over time one might grow faster than the others and take over the rock
     
  6. Ballgame

    Ballgame Millepora

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    I'm starting a zoa garden myself. Waiting is the worst part :)

    Here's what I got going now. I love the garden look. When I drive by houses and see flowers I think of zoas haha

    Eagle eye zoa
    Purple hearted emerald zoa /Yellow green zoa
    Superman zoa
    Sunny D style zoa
    Pinwheel zoa
     
  7. Ballgame

    Ballgame Millepora

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    Here is a pic of my from LFS took. They are small but look big in picture
    Purple hearted emerald zoa /Yellow green zoa

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    Superman Zoa
    These actually look pretty cool. iPhone pic doesn't do it justice
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    And my pic of it once I put in
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    Sunny D zoa
    Only one but came from Unique Coral. This pic is right after I put it in.

    image.jpg
     
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  9. Ballgame

    Ballgame Millepora

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    But like you I wanted this too!!

    image.jpg
     
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  10. zesty

    zesty Sailfin Tang

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    I'm glad I'm not the only one!! I've done this more than once as well...

    I'm trying to grow one as well. Here's my start, the problem is there are so many zoas that I want. I have a frag rack with almost 12 more varieties on it... I need a zoa greenhouse... haha

    The monti is not on the zoa rock, just sitting in front. The others are also just sitting on top... (running out of room)
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    So lets see...
    RPE
    Fire n ice
    armor of gods
    candy apple reds
    vivid rainbows
    gorilla nipples or peach nips or something...
    kind midas
    Kaleidoscopes
    You can't have a zoa garden without some eagle eyes!
     
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  11. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    ^ Looking sharp zesty!:cool:
     
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  12. zesty

    zesty Sailfin Tang

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    Thanks! Can you tell I'm addicted to buying corals??? and thinking about corals... and looking at corals... hahaha