CUC arrived today! :)

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  1. Reef4life

    Reef4life Feather Duster

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    So I order my CUC on saturday and I just got it! It is amazing cant say a bad thing about it. The packaging was perfect I acclimated just like they said and they started moving within 10 min. Here are some pics :)
    Oh by the way I even got my mangroves, going to be my first try at them ;D
     

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  3. lynnmw1208

    lynnmw1208 Skunk Shrimp

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    Very cool! I used to have that algae growing out of my live rock, but my mexican turbos found it and quickly devoured it.
     
  4. pjracer

    pjracer Peppermint Shrimp

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    Where did you order from?
     
  5. Seano Hermano

    Seano Hermano Giant Squid

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    Well, this is the board for Reef Cleaners. ::)
     
  6. pjracer

    pjracer Peppermint Shrimp

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    dope. just noticed. i ask because i have ordered several times but it never came with the Styrofoam on the mangroves.
     
  7. Seano Hermano

    Seano Hermano Giant Squid

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    That's what that is...I couldn't tell. I just ordered my cuc from Reef Cleaners on Tuesday. Just snails though, no mangroves (going with biopellets). I can't wait...it should be here Friday/Saturday. Hopefully sooner than later.
     
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  9. Seano Hermano

    Seano Hermano Giant Squid

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    The red stuff - is that gracilia?
     
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  10. aquariaman

    aquariaman Pajama Cardinal

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    Yea, i got a quart of garcilla. I think that is a frag of it! It is really bright red when you get it!
     
  11. johnmaloney

    johnmaloney 3reef Sponsor

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    if you have trouble with gracilaria you can put it in low light with flow to recoup it. Our best looking gracilaria comes from the bottom of our hermit tanks. They literally cover it, except for intermittent light as they move about and it gets high flow. This low light high flow environment produces a nice fire engine red "plant". A cooler tank is preferable to a warmer one, but I feel that way about almost all algae. Warmer tanks tend to invite film algae and other epiphytic algae that can choke out your macros....anyway just some thoughts on what we do here to keep algae and thought it might help.
     
  12. Reef4life

    Reef4life Feather Duster

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    I had to put the Styrofoam on the mangrove to be able to float it. John told me it would be better if the mangrove wasnt completely underwater