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satrajit - 2011-05-07
It's difficult to keep in a tank.
Strong light.
Need strong water flow.
It requires ideal calcium, magnesium, strontium for live and requires accurate water testing equipment. mainly white band disease can attack stag horn coral. Always take precaution to prevent disease,
only a expat can keep this type coral in the tank.

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  • Charlie Roche - 2011-05-09
    Thank you for the information. Doesn't sound like an easy thing to do. Any suggestions?
  • joseph.bryan@dayco.com - 2014-01-12
    I have a different experience, not so difficult to keep and in my tank I have this very coral shown in their picture under 4 54 watt T5 and it grows an 1” a month. Lot’s of flow is needed
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Sheila - 2011-05-16
I have had an orange antler coral in my tank for 6 months and all seems well. I have a large toadstool leather, a large colony of button polyps and a yellow colony polyp. I have blue mushrooms and a pom pom xenia. I prefer softies, so should I get rid of my antler coral? It is at least 6 inches long and wide and beautiful, but I dont want to injure any of my softies. Advice please!!

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marcie - 2009-03-09
"You have the wrong scientific name for this coral. It should be acropora cervicornis."


Editor note: Thank you! We have changed the picture to the correct species.

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