Name your ugly coral.

Discussion in 'The Bucket' started by Corailline, Apr 11, 2015.

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  1. Reefbuilder

    Reefbuilder Scooter Blennie

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    I really like my Dragon soul Favia I picked up recently. Already has 3 new eyes!The purple is really deep. Pics don't do it justice.

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  3. mdbostwick

    mdbostwick Vlamingii Tang

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    I really like this thread!
     
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    Magnus Sharknado

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    My ugliest coral is Blue Ridge Coral. Covered a huge pretty rock completely!
     
  5. RavenSF

    RavenSF Astrea Snail

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    So much GSP hate. I'm having great luck using GSP to cover the walls of my overflow where I can easily trim and contain it.

    I think of Cyphastrea as an ugly hard coral and Xenia as ugly soft coral.
     
  6. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    Boy and that one used to be so popular, I could never understand that. The corals is basically brown, the skeleton is blue. Interesting growth formations but no an attractive coral in the least.

    I have really tried to like Cyphastrea, and there is tons of different types out on the market now, it just does not appeal to me in the least. I think it looks great encrusting on walls and such but it does nothing for me personally.
     
  7. Reefbuilder

    Reefbuilder Scooter Blennie

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    Cheryl your going to make me post another picture to win you over! Look at my avatar that is a blood eye cyphastrea. It's pretty cool have it on a piece of tonga and it's starting to encrusted over.
     
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    Reefbuilder Scooter Blennie

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    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    ^ Of course it is, sigh. It could only be that coral, you setting me up Reefbuilder?o_O

    Now that is a nice piece I' give you that, I would probably purchase it as it adds a lot of coral.

    Why don't we just run through your tanks corals and get it over, I can only fit so many feet in my mouth at one time. :p

    Well I have to go to work now, so I shall be unable to offend anyone for at least 8 hours. LOL
     
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    Reefbuilder Scooter Blennie

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    No way Cheryl it's more fun this way!
     
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    Magnus Sharknado

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    Yes, I hate it. The only reason that is there is because it already was in the LR.
    Its all brown. .. almost like rusty brown rarely any polyp extension.

    I suppose I can see the attraction in the growth formations and the super fast growth... but ugly.