long term success with condy?

Discussion in 'Inverts' started by oldfishkeeper, Dec 1, 2014.

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  1. zesty

    zesty Sailfin Tang

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    Very nice looking setup you have there, Balls.

    I'm going to go off-topic and ask what that gorg is? It looks like it has a purple stalk?
     
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  3. Ballgame

    Ballgame Millepora

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    LOL @ Balls

    I have 2 gords
    purple plume gorgonian is the one with the long arms
    And smaller one I think i just called purple gorgonian
    both photosynthetic

    Can see my GSP frags on back glass growing

    I put arrows to both gords. Dont know why, thought the one on the right might be hard to see

    Also can see the Condy in high flow.
    Love the spot my LTA finally stopped at. It ended up behind the rocks on the right with no light.

    Tank1.jpg
     
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  4. civiccars2003

    civiccars2003 Great Blue Whale

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    A bubble tip is much hardier and would fair better in a home aquarium
     
  5. oldfishkeeper

    oldfishkeeper Giant Squid

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    it's so pretty! so glad I found someone with long-term success! the nems that my LFS had were so pretty - they were a really neat green with purple tips.
     
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    Ballgame Millepora

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    The purple tips is why I got mine so I totally understand.
    Soooo......
    ...... You going to get one? I think you should.
     
  7. Mr. Bill

    Mr. Bill Native Floridian

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    My greatest success with a Condy was in my very first SW aquarium- a 20g FO. Not only was it still thriving when I sold the tank, but in the 7 years I had it, it never once moved.

    Temp: 76F
    Light: single SO (20w) T-8 fluorescent bulb
    Flow & filtration: Whisper 40 HOB and an airstone-powered UGF

    They just never seem content in a tropical reef, nor do they live very long in one... at least not for me.
     
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  9. oldfishkeeper

    oldfishkeeper Giant Squid

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    decisons, decisions .........
     
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  10. CBSurfrider

    CBSurfrider Millepora

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    Throw it in my tank and it will be sure to survive!
     
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  11. Ballgame

    Ballgame Millepora

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    Only one way to find out. You're not careless so not like you don't know what you're doing.
    Get one. Just give it a good look through for health.
     
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    Ballgame Millepora

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    Can you frag/ split condys?