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Old 08-29-2006, 07:28 PM   #1
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My happy little Sun Polyps!!

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i just wanted to post a quick message saying how exciting i am about my sun polyps. i just got them and some green mushrooms yesterday. i drip acclimated them last night and they have been closed ever since. however, when i went to feed my fish tonight, i used a pipette to squirt some of the food directly on the polyps. within a few seconds they started extending their tentacles!

i tried to feed each little polyp, but after i was finished i noticed a few, tiny little polyps near the underside. i'm going to have to try to get those little guys next time!
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thanks to everyone for their enthusiastic replies. the little polyps have been doing well - i've been feeding them the same frozen foods as i give my fish (spirulina, formula one/two, vhp) every other day. is there anything additional they should be receiving?
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quick question for you guys -
i have had my sun polyps since aug. 28 now, and they have been extending their tentacles at night and i have been feeding them every other day. however in the past week i have noticed some recession on a couple of the polyps. the only problem with the chemistry has been high nitrates (above 20), which i have been trying to get under control with regular water changes. could anything else be causing the polyps to receed?

also, i was wondering if the foods i am feeding the polyps are not nutritional enough for them. i do not have any micro-plankton, so i have been feeding them the frozen foods i give my fish. any ideas?

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