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Old 10/07/2007, 11:59 PM
rhythmicfire rhythmicfire is offline
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Montipora Capricornis

I am planning on getting a piece of Montipora Capricorna. It will be about 2" tall. I was wondering if those with experience with this coral could share some information or give any advice regarding the care of the Monti. I intend to keep the coral in an area of decent flow to prevent anything from settling on it and staying there. I also plan to keep it in the upper tiers of my tank in order to provide it with the most light possible. I have seen some pieces of monti's that grow vertical and spiral, and others that just plate outwards. Is there anything I can do to get the spiraling AND the plating action going?
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Old 10/08/2007, 12:08 AM
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Monties are pretty hearty corals, give them some good flow and decent lighting and it will be growing out of control before you know it.
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Old 10/08/2007, 01:03 AM
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ant, if its a flat piece, i would place it on its back facing up...it'll spiral on its own..

here are some monti pics...



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Old 10/08/2007, 11:43 AM
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Very nice pik's folk's...
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