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Old 06-11-2012, 03:05 AM   #11
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Well then, I take back what i said earlier, lol
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Old 06-11-2012, 03:10 AM   #12
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I didn't know they came from eggs?
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Old 06-11-2012, 03:20 AM   #13
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I didn't know they came from eggs?
Im not sure i would call them eggs. Not sure what they are called.
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Like many cnidarians, corals are capable of both sexual and asexual reproduction. In asexual, a colony spreads rapidly to take advantage of a good location or abundant food. Sexual reproduction allows for genes to be passed on, and allows for natural mutation to further the evolution of a species.
Sexual reproduction involves some extra steps, and therefore extra energy, so many marine animals do not utilize it unless conditions are absolutely ideal. Some really are THAT sensitive to lighting, and adding moonlights could trigger a spawn because these events often happen on a full moon. Try cycling through the moonlights and see if you can reproduce the results!

But as a general rule, they're just for show, so we can see in at night without bugging the fishies. LOL
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Old 06-11-2012, 06:24 AM   #15
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they're more like egg+sperm packets. I just call them eggs to make it easier My blue snowflake polyps did this, btw. But this never happened before my moonlights.
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That pretty freakin wild! I learned something new from this thread.
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Is this what you guys are talking about?http://www.reefs.org/library/article/e_borneman3.html
Just ran across this
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All kind of cool things can happened my tank my Turbo snails have spawn 3 times and my bubble tip anemone has spawn also and all this has been captured on video if you guys want to check it out my channel canonxsi79
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Old 06-12-2012, 12:33 AM   #19
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Do you have a link to those moonlights?
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Old 06-12-2012, 09:09 AM   #20
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The lights link is http://innovative-marine.com/skkye-light/index.html
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