Leather Corals

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by shrimpman, 19 Mar 2011.

  1. shrimpman


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    stafford uk.

    Hello,I have a 8x2x2 tank and i like leather corals,can anyone tell me how big a leather can grow, will it stop, or just keep growing it is a good size now.many thanks shrimpman.
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  3. Reef Maniac

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    WOW, that's HUGE... if your dimensions are in meters :whistling:

    My largest one is about 450mm high, it's base (foot) is about 250mm in diameter, and it's head is between 500mm and 600mm in diameter. When I got it some 8-9 years ago, it measured about 100mm high, with a head of about 100mm in diameter.

    I don't think so - as long as you have enough space, and the water quality and lights are good enough.

    This is, of course, not really a problem. You can always frag it, either into little pieces, or by just trimming the head into a smaller shape by cutting off the outer part. Nice thing about this is that you can then sell/swap or give away the unwanted frags.

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