Fast growing coral

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    Well I am tired of my tank looking empty, so what are some beautiful, fast growing, corals. I am looking for lps and sps. I am going to do some research, but I would love any opinions from you reefers.
     
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    Fast growing SPS? Birdsnest and montis. They're fast -- for SPS ;)

    As for LPS, blastos all the way! Blastos are my favorite LPS corals. Mine are making babies like crazy.

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    Candy canes are also fast growers. I have 5 different colors of candy canes in my tank.

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    Duncans are super fast growers. If you feed them, they'll split often.
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    Fastest growers of all will be softies though. Most mushrooms and zoas spread very quickly.
     
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    Thanks Biff.
     
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    For the red and green blastos -- see all the little babies in the upper left corner? I tell ya, these things are breeding machines in my tank. I've counted at least half a dozen new babies since I got them, two weeks ago.
     
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    I do like the blastos.
     
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    Knucklehead still has some nice blastos available for sale ;) That's where I got both my colonies.
     
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    hey hey.
     
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    Fasting growing coral of all time. Xenia!
    It'll take over your tank almost as fast as Aiptasia.
     
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    Mushrooms are also a good choice. A lot of color, rapid growth and propogation, and pretty hardy! Not a stony coral tho ;)
     
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    Fastest SPS i think would be the "green slimer" grows crazy fast!!! looks good under actin. too
     
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    I have some purple encrusting monti that is killer fast.... I got it about 2 weeks ago and it's already doubled. In another two weeks it'll have covered the frag plug and some of the rock, too-- and that's in the middle of an inadvertant ammonia spike in my tank.

    As for LPS, my duncans are super fast and fairly hardy. Also, for a fairly fast growth but also cool factor, I like frogspawn. Mine's easly double what it was 3-4 months ago.

    softies-- zoa's grow so fast in my tank. I blink and they've put out babies.
     
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