Lets get a Zoanthid and Palys thread going.

Discussion in 'Coral' started by Corailline, Jul 1, 2015.

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  1. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    Noooo do not say that!!!!!

    Yeah I remember, Bams were one of my first, I was in love.

    Remember my photoshopped zonathdids.
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    And then there was the Palys, just say no!
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    Thanks Mike for doing such a bang up job with IDs.

    Yes VaReef, it's so hard to resist. Why can't we have both right. :p
     
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  3. Swisswiss

    Swisswiss Caribbean Reef Squid

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    iv always had poor luck with zoas, though i strongly suspect that they have always come with hitchhiker nubis on them and that was the cause of their demise :s
     
  4. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Forgive me for being naive but does Switzerland get a decent amount of Zoanthids? The same type of variety I guess is what I am asking. Do hobbyist go crazy for the lastest fades?
     
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    Swisswiss Caribbean Reef Squid

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    all I have really seen are green palys and radioactive green zoas
     
  6. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I bought these palys in Jan I believe, they were brown. I really like them, of course the guy in the LFS was like "don't know".
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    I got to move my Radioactive Dragon Eyes up so I can get a pic.
     
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  7. Anthony Danta

    Anthony Danta Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    best place to order zoas online? and what do you dip them with will coral rx be enough to get rid of hitchhikers? getting ready to get some corals for my new tank and I want to do a small section of cool zoas
     
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  9. DSC reef

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    Corailline, those look alot like people eaters. The skirts and general shape look very similar. I bought bleached out palys and they turned out to red people eaters. Now there a nice dark red. My purple deaths have turned a really nice purple/cobalt color as well.
     
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    Swisswiss Caribbean Reef Squid

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    man the more I follow this thread the more i want to start a zoa garden/collection. would have a perfect large live rock for them as well problem will be getting my hands on the more colorful variety
     
  11. chris adams

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    Armor of Gods.. love these things and some polyps are almost dime size. They also host the clowns :)

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    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I get them from

    Zoanthids.com
    Vivid
    Unique
    Planet.Zoa
    And occasionally the independent hobbyist.

    So you're looking for obvious Asterina Stars, Spiral egg formations, Colorful Nudibranchs, Sun dial Snails and any flat worm types. Oh and Sea Spiders. ;) Look for munched skirts, closed parts of a colony, white pimple like outbreak on stalks. Look at the colony at night as well, late night.
     
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