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  1. Default Can a tank be overstocked with coral?

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    Thats the question.It seems Im getting quite a few in my 58 now and Im wandering when it will be too many?Here is a pic as it sets now.

    The stock list is
    3 fist size zoa colnys
    1 palm size zoa colony
    1 fist size clove colony
    2 fist size mushroom colonys
    1 brain coral
    1 trumpet coral
    2 florida ricordea
    fire scallop
    2 big white striped hermits
    very larg cuc of blue legs,red legs,ceriths,nassarius,bumblebees and margaritas,and asstd shrimp.
    4 grn chromis
    1 green clown goby
    2 firefish
    1 pinkspot watchmen
    1 lawnmower blenny
    med water movement via a big and small koralia and outlet from xp3.
    filtration,lrg amount of activated carbon,nitrate lock,phoslock and purigen
    parameters stabilizing at
    1350 mg
    0 phos
    .5 trate
    1.025 sal
    No skimmer.

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    IMO a tank is fully stocked with coral when there is no more physical space to put it without it harming other coral or it self. I've seen successful tanks so packed with coral that not any live rock or sand is exposed at all

    29 gallon-planted community

    20 long frag tank
    75 gal-planted goldfish

    75 gallon mixed reef with 20 gallon sump

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    Thats what I wanted to hear

  4. #4


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    lol not too often that happens in this forum!
    20gal long planted community

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    can never have too much coral, you can always trim back once they start touching!

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    I can stil see rock and sand, so your not over stocked

    You'll just have to allow for some space for your corals to grow into, and watch for signs of the corals damaging each other.
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
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    I will say I have the same size tank and I have a lot more corals than you and I am not done stocking at all =) I see plenty of space for a lot more corals don't worry
    My 14 Gallon Reef
    Fish are Friends, not Food

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    Quote Originally Posted by smaug
    Thats what I wanted to hear
    Thinking of getting more coral already, are we? ;)

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    yeah its a sickness

  10. #10


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    Quote Originally Posted by smaug
    yeah its a sickness
    I have MTS and you now have MCS (multiple coral syndrome). ;)

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