Best conditions for a gorgonia

Discussion in 'LPS Corals' started by Mekaeel, 15 Jun 2007.

  1. Mekaeel

    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    hey there crew.what is the best flow and lighting to keep a gorgonia (if thats the correct spelling) happy?
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    Low light, high water flow
     
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    shot alan :)
     
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    Ya, you got one mekaeel?
     
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    Mekaeel Thread Starter Moderator MASA Contributor

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    yip,got one DJ!pretty big piece though
     
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    pics please?
     
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    I have a Tan Gorgonian, but here is the where I differ slightly to Alan. I have mine high up in the tank under my ATI light. These corals IMO do not like a strong water flow.
    Mine is growing like mad.
     
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    I think one should try position it so that the major water flow runs parallel to the branches i.e. along the flat side of the gorgonia, not at 90° to it.

    Clinton
     
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    Mekaeel Thread Starter Moderator MASA Contributor

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    cool clinton,need to stick it to a rock
     
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    I think you need to be more specific about what type of Gorgonian. As you get photosynthetic and non-photosynthetic Gorgs. Flow also varies between Gorgs but generally a fairly brisk flow is needed.
     
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    think my best bet will be to take a photo of it ;)
     
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