Please help id coral...

Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by Dlaria, 27 Aug 2011.

  1. Dlaria

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    The dude at the LFS wasn't there. Didn't bother asking the good lady there what this is. Just told her to put it in the box. :) It's so kewl, but i need to know what it is, so I can care for it correctly.

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    It seems to like bits of small shrimp, Phytoplex/Microvert soup. :)
     
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    Dlaria

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    Are y'all up yet over there? It's almost midnight and I can't stop staring at my tank.
     
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    I was just working out the Time over there..:lol::lol::lol:
     
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    looks like a trachy?
     
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    Dlaria

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    Thanks! It opens up along the ridges and little tenticles come out It's so kewl!
     
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    Dlaria

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    That's it. Metalic Green Trachyphyllia Geoffroy
     
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    I've got one. It's a nice coral, doesnt mind lower light, likes a bit of flow and I've never fed it. Had it for a few months now
     
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    Its not a good idea to buy livestock before researching it. If you dont know what you buying how will you know if you tank is suitable for it? And you wont know if the specimen you buying is a healthy one.
     
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    Dlaria

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    But it was lonely and wanted to come home with me. :(

    I knew I'd spend hours and hours researching when I came home.
     
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    :nono::nono::nono::biggrin:
     
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    It loves me.
     
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    Glad to hear its doing ok ;)
     
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    Luckily they're pretty easy corals to keep
     
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