Clove Polyps

Discussion in 'Coral' started by Mkizla, Sep 7, 2009.

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  1. Mkizla

    Mkizla Eyelash Blennie

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    Today I bought a clove polyps from lfs, because he told me its a good beginner coral. Are they easy to care for? Any tips on clove polyps?

    I am using biocube stock lighting to keep them at the moment.
     
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  3. steve wright

    steve wright Super Moderator Staff Member

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    PackLeader Giant Squid

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    Very easy. Grow like weeds. Your biocube lighting should be fine for them.
     
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  5. Mkizla

    Mkizla Eyelash Blennie

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    Can I place my clove polyp on bottom of my tank? where sand beds are?
    I got the medium size rock with bunch of clove polyp on it. Or do they have to be up more in the tank?
     
  6. iLLwiLL

    iLLwiLL Sailfin Tang

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    Wow, might want to ease up on the impulsive purchases. If you keep buying first and researching after your are going to run into problems sooner than later. Any basic info on any coral (or just about anything reef related) can be found with a quick use of this fourms search feature, or a google search.

    ~Will.
     
  7. oceanparadise1

    oceanparadise1 Fire Squid

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    They will survive anywhere really, like stated above they grow like weeds, esp if you spot feed them some coral freenzy.
     
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  9. ZachB

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    They're like weeds. Pretty weeds. Grow anywhere. A toilet with table salt and ambient lighting would grow them :D
     
  10. TritonsGarden

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    If they are blue clove polyps, they will grow on rocks, glass, powerheads, slow snails.....

    Jack
     
  11. whippy

    whippy Sailfin Tang

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    Mkizla.....you might want to research before buying anything else. That being said, they are pretty good beginner corals. I have a 3" binder full of info on everything I have in my tank and I set it up and do the reading before I buy.
     
  12. oceanparadise1

    oceanparadise1 Fire Squid

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    hey hey hey now vultures lol lighten up on the kid!!! lol eveyone learns the hard way you should all know that!!! But yea impulse buys get me sometimes to BUT i have google on my blackberry :):)