How to take care of a Kenia tree?

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  1. Raven

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    Hi guys,
    I'm got to get a Kenia tree tomorrow, but i first want to know the whats and the hows...
    For example:
    1. Water flow - strong/medium?
    2. Feeding - what to feed, and how often.. ext

    thanks
     
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  3. Warr7207

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    Colt Coral


    1. Medium Low to High, very adaptable.
    2. No feeding required
     
  4. Raven

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    thanks warr
     
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    You welcome.

    PS: great coral just put my first one into my tank a week ago. It's is a frag from a 10 year old monster.
     
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    any pics guys
     
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    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    Warr - is this supposed to be 2 seperate posts? Or a duplicate post?
     
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    Click on them and check ;)

    Separate :)
     
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    very cool Thalion!Is this out of your tank?
     
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    Yes.
     
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    cool, how long have you had this piece. It looks very nice!Are they easy to keep?
     
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    I have had them for over a year, but I got them with the tank so I don't really know how old they are. As far as easy to keep, I thought so until 1 just up and died on me, now I only have the 1 and a smallish frag of the other.
     
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    fwag pweeez:p
     
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    What would you call these, some say colts, some say Kenya. I just have no idea ?
     
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    Definitely not Kenya Tree's, a type of colt coral, no idea which one though, too many different ones :p
     
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    Kenya trees are probably one of the easiest soft corals to keep.
    1) They don't skin like other tree types.
    2) They can take a variation of flow but preferably not being blasted.
    3) They are very adaptable to lighting
    4) No specific feeding required.
    5) They don't "fight" chemicaly with other corals but do fight for light.
    6) Extreemly fast growing.
    7) Don't require prestine water but not poor water either.
    8) They are suseptable to being stung by candies, ric's etc.
    I had 2 pieces in my tank about 2 yrs ago and MadGerman and myself have fragged them as they were initially about 15cm by 10cm and they ended up being almost a meter square worth of fraggs, they actually look very cool in MadGerman's tank - almost like a forest of trees.
     
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