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chrisbenavides
07/21/2006, 01:01 PM
Is this possible? The lighting is sufficient, but the flow in the tank is only the powerfilter and the skimmer.

I will be buying some Florida Ricordea and want to know of theri requirements.

These are the ones I am getting:

Blue Ricordea Polyp
Lime Green Ricordea
Orange Ricordea

How big do these guys get in diameter? I just want to keep one in my seahorse tank and the others with my reef.

Psychographic
07/21/2006, 02:31 PM
Yes you can keep them with Seahorses. Medium to low flow works. And they get about 2 -3 " to the best of my knowledge.

chrisbenavides
07/21/2006, 03:02 PM
Awesome!

chrisbenavides
07/21/2006, 03:04 PM
How long does it take for them to split into two different ricordeas? Are they faster than Xenia? I was wondering this so I can moreless know how many to buy. If they divide pretty fast, than I should get fewer and pay $$$ less.

water`bug
07/23/2006, 07:16 AM
Chris,

I have several Ricordea in my 54g Seahorse tank. Some Rics will split fairly quickly (a few months) and some never split...so I take a razor to them... to help them along. ;)

If you belong to a local reef club, try to get in on a Ricordea Group Buy. Our local LFS's want anywhere from $39.99 to $79.99 at times for a single. In our group buy, we purchased amazing rics... for $12 a pop!

Good luck!

donna