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Old 06-19-2012, 12:27 AM   #321
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Sounds like great stuff Sniper! Red Sympodium huh? Never seen that one! I think the Ce..., is Cephastrea? Also called Meteor Shower. I've got one too, they look really cool!
Good job finding the Nudi. He was eating a pretty high dollar coral!
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Old 06-19-2012, 12:32 AM   #322
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Yes, you hit the nail on the head with the meteor shower. When I saw carry's my jaw dropped. I had never even heard of one before!

This other coral I'd never heard of before either...I'm mad I forgot it's name and my receipt just says "coral". I'll have a pic of it tomorrow.
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Cool, can't wait to see them! I had a nice blue/green Sympodium for awhile, but I lost it. Think I burned it with some old salt, chunky variety. Luckily, that's the only thing i burned!!
Never seen a red one though, looking forward to it.
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I also run TFT LEDs on my frag tank and have them 15" from the top. They are 150w each. It just takes time to acclimate the corals
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Old 06-19-2012, 11:00 AM   #325
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We are going to have to meet eachother some day for a major frag trade lol. Sounds amazing.

Red sympodium sounds cool, considering how pretty the blue is. How are all the sps coloring up under your radions?
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NOt sure to be honest...I was gone forever and came back so late lights were out. I actually did raise my lights some last night. When I get home I'm actually going to measure and see how far up they are...they might only be 10 inches above at this point. The more I think about it the higher up they need to be.

Oh, and the moonlighting came in yesterday while I was out too. I'll be a busy boy today.
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Quick update before I give you all what you've been waiting for. There is brown algae all over my tank. UGH. Must not have seen it last night, had to have been there. It is on my corals, but I blew it off with my turkey baster. It killed my pink bird's nest sadly. I redid some of the rock and rearranged 2 of my powerheads in hopes to get better flow. If I have to, I'll pull the other 750 from the 36, which will leave it at no ph, and put it in the 55. I'm not having anything die because it was overwhelmed by garbage algae.

Went to install the moonlighting today. It came with an adapter...for europe or something. Doesn't fit in a socket, it is mammoth. Going to try to get ahold of the guy and do something about it.

Red Symphodium

Meteor Shower

Orange Plating Monti

And I can't remember...Red polyp something
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Corals look great! They are huge! That's stinks about the moonlight, hopefully the guy will be cool about it. The algae seems like cyano from the pic of the monti, I'm not sure though.
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Well...it is brown and cyano is red... only other browns I know or are diatoms and dinos.... I hope it isn't dinos.
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Nope, cyano comes in a bunch of colors. Black, brown, red, golden brown, bluish green... Trust me, I've had em all lol. Its not Dino, it would look different. Might be diatoms, but your cuc would have probably take Care of that.
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