Keeping ricordea florida and yuma together

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  1. Mc

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    Hi all

    I was just wondering if anyone can share any results that they have had with keeping ricordea florida and ricordea yuma next to each other?
    I have heard the one will sting the other and may even kill it,
    but can't seem to find any conclusive evidence.
     
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    Interesting, tagging along. I love rics.
     
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    tagging along...i have yuma's..and i was thinking about getting some rics...
     
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    The floridas will take out the yumas. Keep them apart
     
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    Thanks Tony thats what I thought then I saw someone that keeps them together and they doing really well. Have you seen this happen?
     
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    A Yuma is a Ric. ;)
     
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    I've just kept mine apart to play it safe as a rule of thumb but then the species could play a part in aggression as some may be more aggresive than others . I have the yumas next to some zoas and there is no aggression except competing for space. The floridas are pretty much on their own for now but will get near an SPS colony one of these days so lets see what happens
     
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    Mark, yumas and floridas are both ricordea but different species
     
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    I know thats what I was saying...because he said he has Yumas but he wants to keep Rics as well. :)
     
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    Thats Interesting Tony. I have also heard of people having problem with keeping
    rics next to zoas. I guess there are general rules but it not always the same. I may
    try put the florida rics next to the zoas then.
     
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    I'm not experiencing any trouble with the ricordea yuma next to the zoanthids but I cant say what will happen with the floridas when they get near my SPS
     
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    Yeah guess you can just wait and see what happens.
    I will probably just put them in on a piece of rock that I can move and if theres any problems will just have to move it.
     
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