Who is running a Coral only tank?

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  1. Clowning

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    Hey guys as the title states who has a Coral only tank?
    What are the Pro's and Con's?
    The reason I am asking is I would like to setup a nano with zoas and a few bright lumo coloured corals like rics, chalice frags maybe a lumo green candy... your thoughts:m106:
     
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  3. 4age

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    Seen some on overseas forums...biggest challenge is keeping nutrients from dropping too low as there is little nitrates being produced
     
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    Definitely doable and can be cool.
     
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    yup the tank dynamics are diffrent but there is no reason it can not be done very sucessfully
     
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    can it be done without adding fish . if so what additives must be used
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Its easy to do, all depends on what filtration method you follow, zeovit etc. If params get low you can dose phos and nitrate using brightwell neophos and neonitrate etc.
     
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    how will u know if paramaters are low . what do u test for . forgive my ignorance
     
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    Infact my nano is fishless, will post a pic of it
     
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    i have a high population of copepods/ amphipods in my fishless tank . is this ok for corals
     
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    Yes it is, they need a food source, are feeding things?
     
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