High placement/High flow coral ideas

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    I am looking to add another coral to my 10g (see attached pic - which is a month or two old).
    Looking for some suggestions. The red arrow shows the spot I'm looking to place it. So high placement, high light, but specifically high flow (pretty much directly in front of a 200gph power head).

    I was hoping for some sort of long wavy LPS, or an acro.

    BTW my lighting is a Marineland Reef Capable LED so i didn't know if it is enough for acros. My birdsnest coral seems to be very healthy.

    Any recommendations?
     

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    How about a pollicipora if you already have a birdsnest? Or an acro would do fine.
     
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    acros would be fine or xenias?
     
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    Thanks folks.. I will probably go with some acros. I want a purple/red/orangish color so we'll see what can find at my LFS
     
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    What about a monti? That would hang nicely off that ledge.
     
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    yeah, this! a nice vivid encrusting monti like a rainbow or "dinosaur egg" monti. post up with your finds and new coral acquisition when you get it!
     
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    I will check out the monti as well. It would look really cool hanging off the edge if I can afford some decent size pieces.

    After checking monti coral out on Live Aquaria.. they are showing medium flow.. is this right?
     
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    They are fine in high flow too.
     
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    Alright Biff if it doesn't survive, I'm tracking you down. :mrgreen:
     
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    if you get monti cap(plating)...remember as it grows it SHADES anything under it...just so you know--another good thing is encrusting hydnophora--i have some in a huge amount of flow and it loves it
     
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