Our sun coral finally opened up!

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  1. =Jwin=

    =Jwin= Tassled File Fish

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    Well, we've had a sun coral for about a week or so, and had barely seen any little yellow tentacles anywhere. Not even at night. Well, last night, I saw one kind of poking out a bit. But then tonight, BOOM! I thought last night was "open", boy was I wrong. It's so cool!

    I thought we got a bum coral or something and it was gonna die on us. Nope. Needless to say my mom and I are happy people. Pics will definitely be posted tomorrow.
     
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  3. Puffer Chick

    Puffer Chick Giant Squid

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    anpgp Dragon Wrasse

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    That's great to hear. Can't wait to see those pics.
     
  5. yamaharider73

    yamaharider73 Kole Tang

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    No pics yet? LOL great to hear it opened up for you
     
  6. oceanparadise1

    oceanparadise1 Fire Squid

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    How you gonna make a post like this and NOT post a pic up LOL
     
  7. =Jwin=

    =Jwin= Tassled File Fish

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    Well I was hoping my mom would post some pics...but she didn't. I was actually away from the house yesterday from 9 oclock in the morning to 1:30 this morning :p

    I'll see what I can do today. You won't be seeing any until tonight though. But I'll try. :D
     
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  9. acemow

    acemow Purple Spiny Lobster

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    When I first got my sun coral, I target fed it right away, and now whenever there's food in the water, it opens up beautifully, I still target feed every couple of days, with the sun coral in my hang-on-tank mesh breeder cage so it eats well and the extra food doesn't mess up the tank. I think using this method, it opens a lot more for viewing pleasure!
     
  10. iLLwiLL

    iLLwiLL Sailfin Tang

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    Grats!! Mine open HUGE about an hour after a large feeding. I used to feed with mysis and brine, but when I started on minced supermarket shrimp + selcon my sun polyps really took off.

    ~Will.
     
  11. yheartsp

    yheartsp Purple Spiny Lobster

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    how often do sun corals need to be fed to stay open ? ;D
     
  12. Tadpole1mill

    Tadpole1mill Purple Spiny Lobster

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    pictures or.........it didn't happen :D