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  1. lindsay pollard

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    [​IMG][​IMG]hey guys thaught i should show some of my new inhabitants to my small ocean[​IMG]
     
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    Very nice Lindsay. I love Gorg's. How long have you had it?
     
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    alfie ive had it for 2 weeks now ,do they enjoy lots of light
     
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    not to clued up on it
     
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    Very very nice gorgonian.
     
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    Do you know what type it is?
     
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    Lindsey, you really need to research before you buy, many corals need specialist care, you could end up losing it, which is a shame for the coral and a bit of a whack on your wallet;)
     
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    As far as i know Gorgain dont need light because they are filter feeder and have no photozella bactria like the sun coral.
     
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    Lindsay, being no expert at this I would say that is Diodogornia nudilifera due to the colours and contrasting calyces. If it is it is aposymbiotic and then lighting is irrelevant, as they have no zooxanthellea. Not the end of the world though. They feed on zooplankton and phytoplankton. I feed mine the following and they seem to be doing well. I use a mixute of Cyclopeeze, Coral Frenzy,and a combination the following Kent marine products ( Phytomax,Zoomax+ Chromomax). I feed twice a week and mine are doing just fine. Be careful to watch that algae does not grow on them due to the light. But nothing a light brush can't solve. This mix is good for your other corals as well so no wastage. The Kent product is highly concentrated and I only use 1 drop of each per feeding.
     
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    thanx guys
    weeman it was given to me by a friend so i will take good care of it
     
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    Alfie thanx for the info on food types much appreciated
     
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    in that case, please ignore my last and accept my apologies:)
     
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    Weeman no apologies required i hear you :) thanx for the advice anyway
     
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    lovely Gorgonia.i see you got some serious Calcerous growth,looks awsome
     
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    You are so modest ;)
     
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    I think he meant

    Diodogorgia nodulifera.

    Alfie typing too fast?
    :wave2:
     
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    SO the real expert chirps up :p
     
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