Water Flow for Montis

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  1. cody3819

    cody3819 Bubble Tip Anemone

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    How much flow would you guys give your Monti? I have a platting Monti that I bought bleached, I knew it was bleached it was only a few bucks. It has colored up, still a little pale but it's coloring up nice. But It gets detritus build up. I'm just wondering as this is my first sps coral and the second time I try with a Monti.


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  3. DSC reef

    DSC reef Giant Squid

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    It can handle enough flow to keep detritus from building up however as long as you blow it off daily it's no big deal. The montis I have collect sand and such because I can't move them. More flow usually gets a different plating design but constant blasting isnt good.
     
  4. cody3819

    cody3819 Bubble Tip Anemone

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    Thanks DSC, this is my second try at this.... As always you are helpful! So it's okay to have buildup as long as it's flown off daily. Good to know.


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    Swisswiss Caribbean Reef Squid

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    I like to keep mine in medium to high
     
  6. Zissou

    Zissou Fire Shrimp

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    I second Swiss mid tank with med-hi flow, keep an eye on the poly extension and go from there
     
  7. civiccars2003

    civiccars2003 Great Blue Whale

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    Med to high flow.
    Med to high light.
     
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  9. cody3819

    cody3819 Bubble Tip Anemone

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    Thanks you guys for all the info! I'm hoping this guy thrives.


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    PittsburghReefTank12 Flamingo Tongue

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  11. cody3819

    cody3819 Bubble Tip Anemone

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  12. cody3819

    cody3819 Bubble Tip Anemone

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    Really great article, thanks.


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