Suitable corals for nano

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    Which low light corals are suitable for a nano setup.I was thinking of zoa,s and mushrooms-any others?
     
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    Depends all on the lighting the tank has. but zoas and mushrooms are not fussy they settle for the lowest light;)

    I got a jebo r338 which im using as a quarantine. Chucked a rock in there which have some zoas on that flew around in my DT and attached to it.
    They still doing good even though this tank is neglected just cant see the true colours as the lighting is very poor.
     
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    Will mod the lighting up to about a watt per litre-should be enough I'm thinking?
     
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    What tank you got man ?
     
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    Want to get a jebo r338 as a nano tank-feel like doing something different! :)
     
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    There are also some leather corals you can keep.
    I still think zoas do better in higher lighting, but the mushrooms should be fine.

    Are you doing any mods to the tank?
     
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    Will just mod the lighting by adding another bulb or two otherwise the tank should be fine as is.Just need regular water changes and some good live rock.
     
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    I would suggest adding some blue lamps to it. I think the jebo just comes with 2 10k lamps and looks very yellow. You wont see any colour on corals. Will post you a pic later of how mine looks
     
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    Was thinking of adding a blue actinic bulb to the mix to counter the yellow effect.A pic would be great :)
     
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    Just got home and lights out and zoas closed. Will post pic tomorrow;)
     
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    Looking forward to it:)
     
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    As promised


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    And here they are under my standard boyu lights

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    Looks good-the coraline algae doesn't seem to be doing too badly under those lights?
     
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