Very Pretty Coral

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  1. Nemos Janitor

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    Saw this in a LFS display tank. What is it? I noticed it is no longer alive so has anyone kept one successfully?

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    Nemos Janitor

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    Hmmm Mod change the i for an e
     
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    To be honest, it looks plastic to me, so very easy to keep.
     
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    I have seen it to here in JHB.And it is not plastic.It is very nice...It was sold in no time.
     
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    This is actually not a coral.... it's a colony of Tunicates.
     
  7. sihaya

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    To get geeky... I believe the latin/scientific name/species is Nephtheis fascicularis.
     
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    That's the baby sihaya. I see it needs lots of flow and is a plankton feeder. Know of any success for a period of time?
     
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    That thing looks amazing. I want.
     
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    Unfortunately, no... I don't know of anyone who's been able to keep them for more than a few months. That doesn't necessarily mean it can't been done though. If I had to try, I'd generously feed phyto and fine particle foods... lots of flow...
     
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    ;) AND HUGE SKIMMER to remove DOC's and POC's caused by this heavy feeding! ;)
     
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    Eish, that is awsome, looks like blue pineapples :)
     
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    cool coral man
     
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    Very nice coral, almost look like something from outer space. :73: "Take me to your LEADER"
     
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    looks awesome...
     
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    Hi All

    I kept a fresh water tank for a long time but have finally switched to marine. My 2m tank is now running since February and I would like to end up with a comunity of fish and coral. Currently I have 7 small fish, 3 mushrooms and a leather that is not doing too well. As I am new to the business I need all the advice I can gather.

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