2008 Top 10 Corals & Inverts
Rated #1: NotASoldierNZ
Rated #2: saltydogg
Number of votes: 18
Quote: Make the best of what you have!
About Yourself: 4yrs of running a reef tank, and i never looked back!
Fish Kept: 1Coral Beauty Angelfish, 1 Yellow Tang, 1Maroon Clownfish, 1 Blue Damselfish, and 1 Diamond Watchman Goby. 1 Cleaner shrimp, 1 Fire shrimp, 1 Emerald green crab, lots of hermit crabs, 4 Turbo Snails, 5 Nassarius snails, and a bristle star.
Corals/Plants Kept: Purple Colony Polyp, Yellow Colony Polyp, Green Starburst Polyp, Button Polyp, Red, Blue, and Green Striped Mushroom coral's, Colt Coral, Open Brain Coral, Brain Coral, Frogspawn Coral, Sun Coral, 5 Dwarf Colored Feather Duster's, and 1Reef Anemone.
Tank Size: 46
Advice: Take your time, and ask a lot of questions! Water changes are key to a healthy tank.
Description: Black & White Feather Duster
Rated #3: Perry
Number of votes: 12
About Yourself: 35 years old, live in Como, George Clooney's holiday place ;-)
Fish Kept: 1 Gramma loreto 2 Ocellaris 1 Pseudochromis Fridmani 1 Pseudochelinus Hexataenia 1 Centropyge Acanthops 2 Chromis Viridis 1 Synchiropus splendidus 2 Anthias Squamipinnis 1 Neocirrithes Armatus 2 Pterapogon kauderni 1 Ecsenius bicolor 1 Zebrasoma Veliferum 2 Chromis Vanderbilti 1 Valenciennae Strigata
Corals/Plants Kept: Too much to write here ;-) Some acropora, seriatopora, pocillopora,montipora,briareum, favia, sabella spallanzanii, echinopora,etc etc
Tank Size: 100
Advice: Read, read and read! Patience and passion.
Rated #4: punkychicken
Number of votes: 15
Fish Kept: I currently have 2 pipefish, a scarlet shrimp, a sand sifting sea star, three snails, three sand sifting snails, a coco worm and corals/polyps. I am setting up a nice slow tank because I want to have sea-horses.
Corals/Plants Kept: I currently have 2 pipefish, a scarlet shrimp, a sand sifting sea star, three snails, three sand sifting snails, a coco worm and corals/polyps. I am setting up a nice slow tank because I want to have sea-horses.
Tank Size: 29
Advice: Take it slow.
Description: Beautiful coco worm
Rated #5: tangslayer
Number of votes: 14
Fish Kept: Two percula clowns, on yellow tank, one watchman gobby, one lemon gobby, cardnal, neon cleaner, blood shrimp, coral banded shrimp, blue star, red star, sifter star, scarlet reef crabs, blue leg reef crabs, sally crab, turbos and astors, one giant caterpiller looking thing no idea where it came from.
Corals/Plants Kept: varity of soft corals. mushrooms, polups, leather, pagoda, brains,
Tank Size: 90
Advice: Study before you buy, Think of your set up like a eco system. You can't put everything you like in one tank.
Description: Brain open
Rated #6: decrypter
Number of votes: 14
About Yourself: im 23 love the hobby working on my big tank project but this keeps me happy till then
Fish Kept: blue hippo tang flame fin tang juvenile chevron tang 3"juvenile golden spotted eal fire fish
Corals/Plants Kept: prizm favia about 30+eyes/mouths "true" montipora undata blastos multiple types mycedium 2 plobos 1 aussie elegance green with purple tips rigida hydnopora duncan 23 heads mushrooms multiple types candy cane frogspawn fox coral and probably a few more
Tank Size: 55
Advice: be patient!
Description: prizm favia truly natures art
Rated #7: craigg
Number of votes: 24
Quote: Kind of Squarely
About Yourself: Been into Fish tank for around 15 years. Reefs for 7 years. Probably all started though when my Grandad had a 3 foot trop setup when I was a kid. Im in the IT industry and love doing Track days on my Gixxer.
Fish Kept: 15 * Anthias - 5 species, Lion Fish - (Radiata and Antennata) and a Voliton, Aussie Tuskfish, Naso Tang, Atlantic Blue Tang, Yellow Tang, Niger Trigger, Blue Throat Trigger, Pink Tail Trigger, Manderin Fish, Peacock Wrasse, Cleaner Wrasse, Wild Aussie Percs - Pair, Maldives Anemonefish - Pair, Bangaii - 3 (2 have paired), Pajama Cardinal, Regal Angel,
Corals/Plants Kept: SPS, LPS mainly. Few Softies. Including 19 Sun Corals (fixed to Rock and Left hand Weir) All fed Daily.
Tank Size: 400
Advice: Be aware this hobby is EXPENSIVE
Description: Sun Coral Zone All fed Daily using Frozen Mysis and Cyclop-eeze to entice them out. Had some die back in the early days but now I've got the feeding sussed they are recovering very well and even new heads are growing.
Rated #8: ninjatech
Number of votes: 12
Fish Kept: Tangs:Regal, yellow Angel: Flame Chromis Green
Corals/Plants Kept: Too many
Tank Size: 125
Advice: Water Changes
Description: Full Reef 6 years old