Sun polyp coral

Discussion in 'NPS Corals' started by muggle, Nov 17, 2009.

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  1. muggle

    muggle Purple Spiny Lobster

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    Hey, just visited my fish guy and I purchased from him some sun polyp corals, they looked gorgeous (I thought), anyone have experience with these guys?
     
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  3. steve wright

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  4. muggle

    muggle Purple Spiny Lobster

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    Thanks for the article reference, I am really excited for this coral, can't wait to see where it goes!
     
  5. catz

    catz Fire Shrimp

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    Thanks for posting this Steve. I didn't know I had to feed each polyp. I love mine, it has developed about 9 new polyps in the last few months. Muggle you will really love this creature. When they open up they are so beautiful.
     
  6. kcbrad

    kcbrad Giant Squid

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    Those corals are sooo beautiful!! Make sure to post pictures!
     
  7. muggle

    muggle Purple Spiny Lobster

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    definitely, I only have 3 columns right now...hopefully many more to come.
     
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    Good choice!
     
  10. schackmel

    schackmel Giant Squid

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    you can get the polyps to open during the day be training them. You can feed them in the day (yes you have to feed each polyp) and they will soon stay open during the day

    I did not read the article so if it says that....I am sorry! :}

    I have some yellow, orange and black
     
  11. muggle

    muggle Purple Spiny Lobster

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    Yah, the opened up yesterday and I fed them some mysis shrimp and came home from work tonight and they were open and fed them some more mysis shrimp, they seemed to like it.
     
  12. NaClCrocodile

    NaClCrocodile Skunk Shrimp

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    Hey, if you find it gets hard feeding in your tank you may want to cut the top off of a 2liter and stick it over the coral. It protects your Sun Polyps from the flow and let's them eat without being picked at.