Reef Central Online Community

Home Forum Here you can view your subscribed threads, work with private messages and edit your profile and preferences View New Posts View Today's Posts

Find other members Frequently Asked Questions Search Reefkeeping ...an online magazine for marine aquarists Support our sponsors and mention Reef Central

Go Back   Reef Central Online Community Archives > Coral Forums > LPS Keepers

 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 01/08/2008, 03:34 PM
rjrobert rjrobert is offline
Premium Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Greece, NY
Posts: 649
Send a message via AIM to rjrobert
Question Interspecie competition between Euphyllia?

Got a E. divisa (or maybe paradivisa) "frogspawn". I want to built this section of my tank with all Euphyllia species. Will coral in the same family/genus Euphyllia still attack each other or will they live in harmony.

I would like to put the following together
E. ancora
E. parancoraglabrescens
E. divisa
E. paradivisa
The will be going into a 215gallon tank that I created an outcrop of about 3'x2' just for the Euphyllia

The other side of the tank is dedidacted largely to A. millipora. Their is about 8"s inbetween the two outcrops so the Euphyllia tentacles shouldn't be able to reach any of the Acro's

Tank runs carbon 24x7 so water born chem warfare shouldn't be to big an issue between the Euphyllia and the Acropora

Thanks for your help.

Last edited by rjrobert; 01/08/2008 at 03:40 PM.
  #2  
Old 01/08/2008, 07:27 PM
gastone gastone is offline
Registered Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Fredericksburg, VA
Posts: 245
The long and short of it is... maybe.

IME frogspawns and hammers are fine being next to each other, but torches can be quite nasty and zap both of them. On the other had I have friends that have had no probs with torches coming into contact with other specie of euphylia.

So, ancora, parancora, davisa, paradavisa, are okay cohabitating, while parancoraglabrescens need their space.

Garrett.
  #3  
Old 01/08/2008, 08:29 PM
fierceseaman fierceseaman is offline
Registered Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Meridian, MS
Posts: 184
Its a case by case basis a lot of times.
 

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:45 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Use of this web site is subject to the terms and conditions described in the user agreement.
Reef Central Reef Central, LLC. Copyright 1999-2009