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Old 06-11-2007, 02:56 PM   #1
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Keeping Live Coral in your home

Keeping a coral garden is a year around hobby. You can "frag" corals which is to say fragment corals and grow them out to full size or buy them full size and just place them in your coral reef Aquarium. There are many different light combinations and other advanced equipment that can be added such as a calcium reactor or protein skimmer. If you have photos or info you would like to post please do. I have started a group here on SBLive and would invite anyone to join that might enjoy this hobby.
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Old 06-11-2007, 03:03 PM   #2
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Welcome aboard matey!! Glad to see a seafarer on board. I don't guess there is any such thing as a Bering Sea crab aquarium is there?

Seriously, I really like aquariums. There are a few awesome tanks around town, usually in doctor's offices.
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Old 06-11-2007, 03:38 PM   #3
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I just shot these photos of one of my coral tanks. There is a large clam and many other corals in this tank. I will add more to the collection on the group I have started so check back in the near future.

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I just shot these photos of one of my coral tanks. There is a large clam and many other corals in this tank. I will add more to the collection on the group I have started so check back in the near future.
Wow, those are some awesome looking pictures you posted. I bet those tanks look really nice in person. That clam is really a show off!
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Those are some great pictures for sure I have done 214 Caribbean dives in the Caymans, St. Thomas and the FL Keys but you do not see the corals in the Atlantic that you could see in the Pacific. I hope to dive the Pacific one day but lots of big ass sharks and the water is much cooler. Nice thread and I may have some dive photos to add
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Very beautiful pics.....

I used to know a guy with a salt water tank, but for one reason or another something was always "wrong" and, as you know, these fish are insanely more expensive than your average guppy or goldfish.

Are the coral easier to grow/care for (not sure of the proper terminology) than a handful of fish? Like, are they hardier than fish and more able to withstand less than ideal conditions or would the opposite be true?
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