Dendro

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  1. CoralReef2

    CoralReef2 Astrea Snail

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    Here are a few other photo's of my dendro's. If you as me they are well worth it and not as picky as sun coral.
     

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  3. ReefDaily

    ReefDaily Skunk Shrimp

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    Very nice!
    Do they require more frequent feeding like sun corals?
     
  4. CoralReef2

    CoralReef2 Astrea Snail

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    no you don't have to feed daily,but a few times a week they sure love.
     
  5. ibefishy

    ibefishy Montipora Capricornis

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    Where did you get them? I am looking to order some, but I am having a hard time finding somewhere that has them for a realistic price.
     
  6. Screwtape

    Screwtape Tonozukai Fairy Wrasse

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    Nice dendro pics!

    What is a realistic price though? I love mine I got from an LFS, I paid $45 for 1 full polyp, a baby polyp maybe half the size of the full one, and the frag I got had half a polyp on it that was a fragging casualty. It wasn't difficult to get all two and a half polyps back in working order as 3 whole polyps, just feed them frequently with appropriately sized food for each polyp, I just used mysis shrimp and rod's food.

    I know you can find dendros for $30 a polyp pretty easily (I just looked around quickly and found vividaquariums.com has them for $30 a polyp), probably cheaper if you look around or talk to an LFS or local reef club. They are relatively slow growers compared to a lot of coral especially apparently in a lot of people's tanks.

    It's not like they aren't going to grow if you treat them right anyway, it's just a matter of patience, and like the OP said they're easier to care for than tubastrea/sun corals.
     
  7. ibefishy

    ibefishy Montipora Capricornis

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    $30 a head is a realistic enough price. I talked with my lfs and he said if he got them the markup for him to make money off them wouldnt be worth it to me. I said it would be best to try online. I will go check out vividaquariums.com. Thanks
     
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  9. Av8Bluewater

    Av8Bluewater Giant Squid

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    I got mine off of ebay 10 heads for $130 shipped.
     
  10. evojoe67

    evojoe67 Aiptasia Anemone

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    They're really beautiful!
    What are their requirements? Low light like a sun coral? Flow rate?
     
  11. Av8Bluewater

    Av8Bluewater Giant Squid

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    They like low light but will stay open most of the day. They're way way easier to feed than a sun coral. Low/ medium flow.