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  1. jborlace

    jborlace Purple Spiny Lobster

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    I got this at a frag swap a month ago but don't remember what it is. Not sure how to care for it. The bottom edges are starting to turn white. [​IMG]
     
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  3. ingtar_shinowa

    ingtar_shinowa Giant Squid

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    chili pepper monti. moderate-high flow and light. White is either tissue recession or growth.
     
  4. jborlace

    jborlace Purple Spiny Lobster

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    I have it on the sand bed. May need to raise it up in the tank. I'll get a better pic tomorrow when the lights are on.
     
  5. jborlace

    jborlace Purple Spiny Lobster

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    This is a pic with the lights on today. [​IMG]
     
  6. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    It's a cool piece.
     
  7. jborlace

    jborlace Purple Spiny Lobster

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    Does the white at the bottom edges look like it's growing or bleaching out.
     
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  9. ingtar_shinowa

    ingtar_shinowa Giant Squid

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  10. jborlace

    jborlace Purple Spiny Lobster

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    This is the growth since March. I pretty much suck at SPS. Lol ImageUploadedByTapatalk1417393126.062093.jpg
     
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    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    Actually it's a nice piece. Not all Montipora grow at the same rate. I sucked at SPS for along long time. Just keep your water quality and chemistry in check with adequate lighting and it'll eventually happen.
     
  12. jborlace

    jborlace Purple Spiny Lobster

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    I love SPS but haven't tried many due to not having a sump on my system. Just a HOB skimmer and water changes. Chinese black box LEDs