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Old 12/17/2007, 02:29 PM   #1
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$100 budget for corals

any ideas on the best corals to get for under $100 dollars...not like ONE coral for less than $100 but which corals are relatively inexpensive...i would like to get as many different ones as i can for $100...also which trusted websites should i shop from if i go the online route?


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Old 12/17/2007, 02:37 PM   #2
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Well since you only have a nano, I'd go for aquacultured corals
It'd be cheaper.

http://www.liveaquaria.com/product/c...3319&subref=BD

I wouldnt carry SPS as they can be tad expensive.
Xenia, Mushrooms, LPS, Softies, Zoos, Leathers are mostly cheap.
They have 10 dollar deals on the weekly special


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Old 12/17/2007, 02:47 PM   #3
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I recall a website having a $99 10 frag pack special. I'll try to remember the name...any one else remember?


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Old 12/17/2007, 02:50 PM   #4
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shipping for that many frags can run $50-65 easily. Check with your local clubs.


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Old 12/17/2007, 02:51 PM   #5
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You're thinking of pacific east aquaculture.


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Old 12/17/2007, 02:51 PM   #6
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Pacific East, dozen frags for $99


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Old 12/17/2007, 02:53 PM   #7
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I would definitely ask around your local clubs. I stocked my 10G nano for not much more than $100 in coral. Montipora capricornis and M. digitata, all sorts of softies, zoanthids, xenia, frogspawn, etc. are all pretty cheap.


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Old 12/17/2007, 02:55 PM   #8
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You might be thinking of Dr. Mac's corals. They do have LSP, zoa, and polyp frag packs. They also have a $99.99 variety pack.

http://www.drmaccorals.com

There are plenty of others, too. Check the sponsors' web pages for deals.


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Old 12/17/2007, 03:26 PM   #9
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Check for local club frag swaps first. Buy $10 frags and watch them grow.

A $100 budget for corals has one prerequisite....time for them to grow.


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Old 12/17/2007, 04:08 PM   #10
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Quote:
Originally posted by ionredline0260
I recall a website having a $99 10 frag pack special. I'll try to remember the name...any one else remember?
oooooo, ooooo, ooooooo, I know, I know........
http://altisreef.com/

$99 shipped!!!


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Old 12/17/2007, 04:08 PM   #11
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I agree that shipping will probably take too much of your $100 budget and that frags from LFS or local clubs (best bet!) is the way to go. People in the local RC club here make it a point to help newbies like you with great free frags. I also agree that mushrooms, zoanthids, leathers, xenia and maybe LPS like candycanes would be best to start with.
Best of luck!


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Old 12/17/2007, 04:54 PM   #12
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check the selling forums on here youll get alot more and you can probly pick them up from somone in your local area


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