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AABatteries
08-14-2008, 09:14 PM
What coral has the lowest lighting needs out there cause instead having a FOWLR tank forever, I wouldn't mind looking into adding some coral down the road IF I get the tank in the first place.

cocoa_pleco
08-14-2008, 09:59 PM
mushrooms are usually okay in low light but i need to know exactly how low

kaybee
08-14-2008, 10:02 PM
There are also non-photosynthetic corals, such as tubastraea, which require not light at all. They do, however, require regular feeding to sustain them. There are also non-photosynthetic mushroom types such as pseudocorynactis, they're highly predatory, though and may pose a threat to smaller fish.

TowBoater
08-14-2008, 11:14 PM
Chili coral, some gorgonia, and other non-photosynthetic stuff.

reef12
08-15-2008, 12:12 AM
Have to agree with Cocoa.

AABatteries
08-15-2008, 04:19 AM
It would be a 24 gallon tank and here the lighting is 32W Dual Daylight 10000K/6700K Daylight and 32W Dual Actinic 460nm/420nm Actinic.

cocoa_pleco
08-15-2008, 04:21 AM
with 64w of light you will be safe with zoas, kenya trees, mushrooms, etc. just place them mid level-top of the tank

AABatteries
08-15-2008, 04:27 AM
ok, which one would be the cheapest?

cocoa_pleco
08-15-2008, 04:29 AM
mushrooms, theyre only a few bucks

AABatteries
08-15-2008, 04:36 AM
Ok, so would this be a good type to start with? http://www.saltwaterfish.com/site_11_03/product_info.php?products_id=361&parent_category=4&category_search=62&root_parent_id=4

cocoa_pleco
08-15-2008, 04:48 AM
yep, those are good

AABatteries
08-15-2008, 04:59 AM
Okay, how many do you think I could put in a 24g cube?

cocoa_pleco
08-15-2008, 05:01 AM
quite a few, depends on how many pounds of rock youre going for etc. though

AABatteries
08-15-2008, 02:51 PM
Ok, thanks for all the help.

zackish
09-02-2008, 06:51 PM
Try some xenia too.....it grows fast.