Why are Acanthastrea spp. So poppular now

Discussion in 'LPS Corals' started by Jason McKenzie, Aug 2, 2005.

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  1. Birdlady

    Birdlady Finback Whale

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    Very easy to care for....moderate light, moderate flow, and I feed them like other LPS, some mysis shrimp or other chopped seafood, couple times per week ;D The look a little like rics in that pic, but they have a skeleton... ;)
     
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  3. Matt Rogers

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    Thanks Sue. That's not bad at all. And a good return with some amazing patterns and colors. I can see why they are popular. :)
     
  4. Jason McKenzie

    Jason McKenzie Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Covey Scooter Blennie

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    Here any article that can fill you guys in on all the stuff Gresham was talking about.
    http://reefkeeping.com/issues/2005-08/ebac/index.php
    It is by Anthony Calfo and Eric Boreman so it is good stuff. It is funny that neither of the two experts can say for sure the specie of a live Acan. is but some guy on E-bay knows.
    It also give some good insight on the whole "Rare" Acan thing.
     
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  9. TEPOZ_AZTLAN

    TEPOZ_AZTLAN Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    Ok to much about been illegal, Immigrant, protected or not the point is the corals are HERE AND GROWING IN DEMAND RIGHT?, now how about some feed back in there requirements to maintain in our reefs THX :smartass2
     
  10. Birdlady

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    ;D

    Just like any other LPS
     
  11. Bruce

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    how fast do they grow? would they be slow enough for a 24 gal tank? when i start it im gona only get nice slow growing frags for that tank.
     
  12. Birdlady

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    They surely grow a heck of a lot slower that soft corals ;)