Carpet Nem- no thanks Carpet Lobo for me

Discussion in 'LPS Corals' started by steve wright, Nov 4, 2010.

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  1. steve wright

    steve wright Super Moderator Staff Member

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    when it poops, all the mouths poop in unison

    lights off, just actinics and I sat there and watched the coral equivelent of a 21 gun salute

    Steve
     
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  3. evolved

    evolved Wrasse Freak

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    Real nice, interesting piece, but this does bring me to another question: Are all corals that cheap for you over there?
     
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  4. SkyFire

    SkyFire Clown Trigger

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    That is an awsome piece and is something I'd definitely want to buy...lucky you that it's was so cheap as well.

    A little TMI with the whole 21 gun salute thing...LOL...interesting to know though...I guess.
     
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  5. WhiskyTango

    WhiskyTango Eyelash Blennie

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    I've seen my Lobo Radiata do this a few times. All mouth/butts at once...


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  6. steve wright

    steve wright Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Thanks evolved - in general yes and most corals I can pick up cost less than 20 bucks , SPS frags for example Im paying between 10 and 15 for depending on the store and size of frag
    the notable exception are the Aussie scollys like the bleeding apple
    I was asked for 1500 rmb when I enquired about price on one of those
    so when you consider I am paying 80 rmb for an SPS frag, I figured "Its nice but it is not 20 times nicer than any of the other corals I can pick today."

    Thanks SkyFire - this is the 1st mutli mouthed LPS coral I have had
    I saw it and despite having kept Elegance, Torch, Hammer and Bubbles before - seeing this multi exit of waste at the same time, surprised me.

     
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    steve wright Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Coral is getting better and better

    the tips/ tentacles are now getting some yellow colour in them
    but the difference is very subtle and thus not easily captured on camera

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    Steve
     
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  9. Corailline

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    Looks healthier than the first picture of it, more inflated with noticeable improvement in color.

    Are all those little white rings mouths? Because that is a lot of mouths.

    It is one weird looking corals, in a good way though.;)
     
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  10. steve wright

    steve wright Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Thank you Corailline
    they are all mouths , yes
    Ill get some pics under actinics tomorrow, as when the feeder tentacles come out late evening - its anemone impersonation is even better

    Steve
     
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    schackmel Giant Squid

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    that looks AWESOME! What are you feeding it? have you tried to give it krill yet?
     
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    tatted4ever Clown Trigger

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    thats an awesome piece steve.

    never seen one quite like it.

    what does it look like under actinics only?