IMAX tank

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  1. Annoying

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    Hello everybody

    Went last week to durban and went to the IMAX in gateway when I saw a huge toadstool coral (or I think it is ). I want to keep a toadstool in my tank and deffinetley wanna grow it as big as this one. Just wanna know does anybody know about requirements and how to grow it that big!

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    Sorry for the photo was taken with my phone. Oh and you can also see that there is clowns hosting the coral.
     
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  3. IMarine

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    Hi bra very simple good water quality, and most important i find a high kh of 10-12 and the right flow
     
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    It a pin cushion, And boy its a big one!
     
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    Good lighting, flow and thats about it. Mine is about 35cm across
     
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    But you'll notice the other coral aint happy
     
  7. Annoying

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    Why is that?
     
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    Flow is only from one side of the tank, and the pin cushion is restricting a lot of flow, plus the chemical warfare are much greater between the huge pin cushion and the other coral in a tank that size
     
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    What if you have multiple flow outlets?

    Will the chemical warfare still be as great if the corals I want to keep are only lps and the same kind of corals as the pin cushion?
     
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    The chemical warfare will decrease with decent skimming, activated carbon additions and good chaotic flow
     
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    Tony is right, but the thing is, if he puts in multiple flow, it could bugger up the flow for the big pin cushion, as the flow they have in the tank now, is perfect for the Pin alone
     
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