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Please look out for the dyed ones. I fell in that trap, it is naturally brown, if you get a yellow one the odds are 99% that it is dyed. It dies a auwfull slow death in the tank and is heartbreaking to see. Ok thats the bad side. Anyone got the up side?
 

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I believe manganese is one of the secrets to their survival.
 
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Robbie do some reading. The brown Gonnie is generally easier to keep than some of the other colours.
I did a lot of reading about them at one stage. I found this site to be very good.
http://www.goniopora.org/
 
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there is a awsome gonopora sitting at azure its been there a few months now and still looking big and healthy! however its got no lights in its tank so i dont know how much longer it will last, so if anyone has a good tank and feels like a rescue please give wilfred a call
 

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yeah, I've had some good hard long looks at that beauty, very hard not to take it.

How are the elegance corals doing Calvin?
 

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Ive heard they are hard to keep due to the feeding..,.
 
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amazingly everything is doing fine i brought the verry big frog spawn and im going back tomorrow for more ! ha ha cant resist
 

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Calvin PLease post some pics of your frogspaw our what ever else you got( Getting) LOL:)
 
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in the next week ill post loads of pics
 

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Guys how difficult is it to keep Goniopora? I've read that they are hard to keep well fed.
Copperband i seem to have really good luck with these corals and don't target feed at all, but then when i feed the fish i suppose they do get the odd morsel. When my tank cracked i forgot my poor gonni in the sump with out lights for a few months, it came out snow white with only a few polyps surviving but has made a remarkable recovery. I think my success here is a high fish load and the use of NSW.
 
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dont you want another one alan ?
 

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Would love another one, just dont have the space for it.
 
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its a pity
winks has a monster one in stock ! its the most amazing coral iv ever seen
 

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