Which Corals like High Lighting

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    I'm thinking of adding some more corals and everything I see seems to like mid to lower lighting. I have alot of open space and 2 250watt Halides, so I don't want to kill coral with to much light. Like everyone else, I'd like to get some colorful corals. Any suggestions? Would appreciate any links or pictures of what you are suggesting.
     
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    Basically, any LPS corals will be fine in your tank. I like blastomussas (blastos) the best. Also, galaxia is another one of my favorites.
     
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    sps corals love high light... ie acropora,montipora. etc
     
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    Really like the montipora, as I just saw a Red Candy Cap and Purple Capricornis, on liveaquiria.
     
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    montis are a moderate light sps but acros are high light.
     
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    I wouldn't consider your lighting extremely high anyways.
     
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    you could do a elegance coral
     
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    If your looking at something in the top part of the tank.Start looking at Acros,Stylphora,stuff like that.
    But keep in mind that they have to be acclimated to your light.You'll have to start them out on the bottm and work em up over a coule of weeks.
     
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