Coral spawn?

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  1. civiccars2003

    civiccars2003 Great Blue Whale

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    Today when I came home for lunch my house smelled like a fish tank, bad. Upon a closer look there is a ton of tiny balls floating in the water column. Then this...


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    Swisswiss Caribbean Reef Squid

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    ohhhhhhh snap!!!! it may very well be!!!!! how awesome!!!!!!!!
     
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    civiccars2003 Great Blue Whale

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    Watching some video and looking at some pics, I think it might be. Question is which coral? And will it happen again tonight?
     
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    Swisswiss Caribbean Reef Squid

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    Swisswiss Caribbean Reef Squid

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    if you have a refugium /sump try transfering some there? maybe you get lucky
     
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    Swisswiss Caribbean Reef Squid

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    though im guessing youll need the mayhem of phyto/zooplankton (or as i like to call it "the primordial soup") to get them past the initial stages
     
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    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    My guess is it's the GSP, could be blue cloves, either way, congratulations dad. I see fluke tabs in your future.
     
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    civiccars2003 Great Blue Whale

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    Update: most of it is gone or blown within the tank. Pretty cool. Maybe I'll see it happen again tonight?
     
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    Please elaborate...
     
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    Mr. Bill Native Floridian

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    Yes, coral "fry" are free-swimming zooplankton, which makes it impossible to raise them in captivity. Still pretty cool that it happened. :)