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Old 02-07-2013, 09:43 PM   #1
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New Corals!

I already had a few corals in my tank but I placed and order for a few more and they came in today. The LPS corals from the order I received will be the first LPS corals in my tank and I'm pretty excited about it.

These photos were taken after they were added to my tank directly after acclimation. I was in a rush to get out the door so the pictures are not the best plus I know it will take a little time for some to really open up. However, I am excited about my new additions and wanted to share a couple pictures I got. They were purchases as WYSIWYG and I believe I got pretty good prices.

Zoas, that obviously haven't opened yet.

This is the WYSIWYG photo, I looked forward to seeing them fully opened. I love pink and am so happy to have finally gotten some pink zoas.


Australian Rainbow Lobophyllia (photo from my tank,not the best)

WYSIWYG photo


Australian Trachyphyllia brain

Branching Hammer

I had been wanting a hammer (or similar) coral for a while and I'm really happy with this piece. For the number of heads I believe I got a good price at only $30. It also had opened up more in the aclimation bucket but closed back up when I moved it into the tank.

I also ordered what was labeled as Blatomussa merletti but with its size, being in a rush, and that it hadn't opened, I didn't get a picture. I'll add one once I'm able to get one along with better photos of the others.

The names I posted with these pictures are what they were labeled as when I purchased them. If any seem incorrect, let me know. Being new to this, I can't be a hundred percent certain the labeled names are all right.

Anyway, thanks for looking!

I would have never thought getting corals would have ever excited me this much before
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Old 02-07-2013, 09:45 PM   #2
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Nice pick ups. Those Zoas will look great when open! Where did you order from?
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Old 02-07-2013, 09:55 PM   #3
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Thank you! I am excited to see the zoas and hammer fully opened.

I'm very happy with my purchase and am even happier because I feel like the prices were really good.

I actually got them from a store on ebay. I had no knowledge of the store beforehand, I just came across some of the corals they offered when searching through ebay. I continued to their store and found quite a few I liked. With the prices and their positive review I figured I'd go for it, even though I felt like I was taking a bit of a chance.

But I have to say I was impressed. It was shipped out the same day I ordered, arrived the next. Each coral was triple bagged, in a container similar to a styrofoam box, and with a heat pack included.

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LPS, MUSHROOMS items in Woo's Aquatics store on eBay!
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Old 02-07-2013, 10:01 PM   #4
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Is that a hammer or frogspawn?
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Old 02-07-2013, 10:14 PM   #5
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Branching hammer
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Old 02-08-2013, 08:25 PM   #6
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Now that the corals have had a little more time I wanted to post a couple more pictures that I was able to get.









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Did they charge 39 per shipped item or bundle them and only one time charge for shipping?
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Did they charge 39 per shipped item or bundle them and only one time charge for shipping?
People usually ship one rate even if you buy multiple pieces unless you order enough that it calls for a second or larger box to ship in.
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Yes this is true but I also did something similar to this site and the charged 32 per coral x 4. All of it came in one box too. That's why I am asking...
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Yes this is true but I also did something similar to this site and the charged 32 per coral x 4. All of it came in one box too. That's why I am asking...
I would have definitely called them and raised hell until I got a refund on the shipping. Atleast credit on their site.
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