Sun Coral Update

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  1. vatso

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    Quick update here is a pic I took tonight - fed about an hour ago

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    Here is from 2 weeks ago

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  3. nemo_jhb

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    Looking really good!
     
  4. Tanz

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    Nice keep up the good work.
     
  5. dizzyg

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    Hi Vatso

    what are you using to feed? Im using "zooplankton" on mine and he seems to like it a lot!
     
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    vatso

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    I use frozen food which I buy from Idol Marine & some flakes some times as well

    Every second day I prep some food & wait until they open which is now happening at around 6 pm or so - I wait till it's dark so the fish don't eat the food & then feed them

    they are opening up more & more every day - what is so cool is how they eat & then are ready in a few minutes time for more food.

    Does not make for the best pictures but as long as they are fat & happy so am I
     
  7. maj

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    looking very nice ther!
    does the frozen food not cause Po4 spikes in ur tank?
     
  8. ReefMaster_SA

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    Nice Sun Coral
     
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    Sun coral looking stunning!
     
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    Looking good there Vatso - have you perhaps though of feeding mysis/mysid yet? If not - perhaps try it, and see if the sun-coral like it?
     
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    vatso

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    Sun Coral eats all food I feed - I target feed all my corals every 2nd night - in fact I am doing it nightly at the moment I have a brain coral which is sick & I am trying to see if target feeding it will revive it.

    It's a charity case which would have been dead I am going to see if I give it lots of food & care if it makes it.
     
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    Just keep an eye on your water parameters with all this feeding Vatso, you might soon sit with algae problems.
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  13. Lorenza

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    Wow - beautiful pic!! I'm hopefully getting some today (2) and hope they live & grow as beautifully as yours.

    If I can ask - how do you know / what does it look like when yr brain coral is sick?
    (yip - I'm still very new at this...) :)hehehe
     
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    vatso

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    Hi Lorenza - it looks even better now

    the brain coral was rotting that how I know the one mouth has been eaten away - I am hoping like hell the other 3 mouths make it
     
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