Growing A Favia Coral

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  1. EasyMac

    EasyMac Fire Worm

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    Hello everyone,

    Any ideas on what speed favia corals grow? What kind of placement do they like (lighting/water flow)? Also, any good recommendations on faster growth, healthier growth, and nice coloration on the coral? I will post a picture of my frag soon. Lastly, will they grow on the sand bed??

    Thank you very much in advance
     
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  3. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Mod lighting and flow, with placement mid to lower in the tank on the sandbed. Mistake I have made was putting them too far up and burning them.

    What type of lighting and how deep is the tank?
     
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  4. EasyMac

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    thank you,

    I have T5s (4 by 54 watt) about 18 inches in depth tank. 55 gallon.

    It is currently placed in the middle of the tank, I was looking to lower its location so thats good that it is ok to lower its location.
     
  5. EasyMac

    EasyMac Fire Worm

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    Any way i can make it grow a bit faster?
     
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    What do you target feed it?
     
  7. EasyMac

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    I feed it marine snow but I have a feeling that it might not be the correct food for it. In addition I barley see it's testicles come out (even at night)
     
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    Now that's funny.
     
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    HAHA, maybe try changing the nite time viewing material you might see more response!! haha

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    I nearly busted out laughing at work, after reading this statement!
     
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    Roflmao, that was hilarious.