feeding Bubble Coral?

Discussion in 'Coral' started by Billme, Feb 13, 2014.

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  1. sc50964

    sc50964 Plankton

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    No problem! This is my green bubble after three years. I actually didn't start feeding mysis to the fish until 3 months ago. It has gotten bigger every year and the tentacles got longer as well. Had to move it around and make sure nothing is within it's 4" reach. [​IMG]
     
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  3. Billme

    Billme Eyelash Blennie

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    It looks great. Is it glued to that rock?
     
  4. sc50964

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    No, it's wedged in among rocks. Because it grows and its tentacles can melt other corals, I decided not to glue it so I can move it around.
     
  5. Peredhil

    Peredhil Giant Squid

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    I had a pink bubble for over five years. I only really fed it when I was showing someone how cool corals are. On average, less than once a month did I directly feed it. Usually fish.

    In that time it gained two additional mouths and about trippled in size. One of my all time favorites.

    Of interest, there was a colt (or maybe it was a kenya) coral that when fully expanded would brush up against it. It seemed utterly immune to any bubble attack. . . But otherwise, I kept it separated from my other stony corals.
     
  6. Billme

    Billme Eyelash Blennie

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    Well I guess I have to start planning for mine to get bigger with or without feeding. Gives me a reason to think about a bigger tank. Mine is in a 40 breeder with alot of live rock. There isn't really any other place to move it once it grows. I did move the hammer and there is now about 6 inches from the closest coral. Thanks for the heads up.