electric flaming scalop

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  1. atcdrifter

    atcdrifter Astrea Snail

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    heres some new pics i added an electric flaming scalop
     

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  3. mandarin11

    mandarin11 Peppermint Shrimp

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    Nice addition. Just make sure you feed him phyto several times a week.:)
     
  4. PharmrJohn

    PharmrJohn The Dude

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  5. phoenixhieghts

    phoenixhieghts Panda Puffer

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    They are lovely, and i love the electric lighting it displays, but as said don't forget to feed it. These notoriously have a short lived life in captivity.
     
  6. reef goddess

    reef goddess 3reef Sponsor

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    Did you guys know they're not really electric? I haven't seen one in a long time.

    My own flame scallops are doing really well, going on 5 months now but our tanks are kinda special in the nutrient dept. They like to do in an area with good flow. You probably feed it frozen rotifers as well.
     
  7. Crabby Jim

    Crabby Jim Sea Dragon

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    I was drawn to those when I saw them maybe because I am an electrician ::). I heard that the blue flash is just a blue colored membrane in the opening. My LFS had them recently but I did't want to spend any money that day next time they get them in I am gonna get a couple.
     
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  9. tigermike74

    tigermike74 Panda Puffer

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    Mine lasted 6 months before it withered away to nothing. :(
     
  10. silverwolf72

    silverwolf72 Skunk Shrimp

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    These will usually starve to death slowly
     
  11. surfrgirl61187

    surfrgirl61187 Skunk Shrimp

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    My husband wanted to get one but we were told that they usually starve to death with in 6 months.. I wish you the best of luck!! They sure are pretty though....
     
  12. hitman35

    hitman35 Purple Spiny Lobster

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    i just bought one today it looks beautiful hopefully i get good life out of it