The Acro Thread

Discussion in 'Coral' started by Va Reef, Jul 15, 2015.

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  1. Va Reef

    Va Reef Giant Squid

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    In case anyone doesn't know, I absolutely love Acropora, especially ones with a "staghorn" growth pattern.

    Seeing the recent thread about zoanthids and palythoas, I thought it would be only fair to start a thread on acropora.

    The only rules are that the pictures have to be from your tank, and a common and or scientific name is preferred.

    While I have over 40 pieces of acropora in my tank, most are mere frags and not quite picture worth yet.

    Here is a blue tenius frag (A. tenius) and a Steve Tyree red dragon mini colony (A. carduus)
     

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  3. Va Reef

    Va Reef Giant Squid

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    I recently had an issue with new rock in my tank, once things return to normal, I promise to have pictures of Oregon tort, Cali tort, Hawkins echinata, green slimer, Joe the coral, and a couple wild cut pieces.
     
  4. Billme

    Billme Eyelash Blennie

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    That blue tenius glows.
     
  5. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Love Tenuis.

    I believe I am looking at 14 different Acropora types and not one Tenius.

    My favorite Tenuis is the Walt Disney, or Orange Crush.
     
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    Reefbuilder Scooter Blennie

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    Blue Tenuis Colony

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  7. Va Reef

    Va Reef Giant Squid

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    I know someone who just got some Walt Disney, paid a pretty penny.
     
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    NU-2reef Montipora Digitata

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    Lemonade something ....
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    Maybe red planet. I dunno. I can't keep up with acros.

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    No idea on this it's too small to tell
     
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    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Dang people, nice acropora.!!!!

    A.Samentosa (Austrailia, upper reef and lagoons, Veron 2000) give it intense light and flow, good chemistry it will grow.

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  11. Va Reef

    Va Reef Giant Squid

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    That from reef corner too?
     
  12. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Nope, it's a DD wild colony. It likes to be blasted.:cool: