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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    DD had some real nice sarmentosa colonies for a while, super light blue with glowing red polyps...price tag was too much for me.

    I love wild acros cuz you can literally put them at the waters surface in front of an mp10 on full reef crest and they're happy as can be.
     
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  3. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Tyree Pink Lemonade. There appears to be different strains of Pink Lemonade, some more yellow other more green (even when considering lighting). Pink Lemonade is a Nasuta I believe but that is up for debate. Every healthy colony I have seen has exceptional PE. Check out the link below, it's pretty interesting regarding where the original colony appeared.

    http://www.reeffarmers.com/limitedpinklemonadeacro.htm

    My frag is about 4 months now. High light, mod to higher flow surges. Loves to be feed. Ca 420, Alk 8.6-9, Mag 1460, Temp 79, Sg 1.024-1026 depending on my ATO mood. Seems like the larger the colony gets the more red/pink the polyps. Mine are just starting to turn.

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  4. evolved

    evolved Wrasse Freak

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    Less talkie, more pictures

    Gonzo's Yellow Mamba:
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    The original WT* from Gonzo, before Vic acquired it from him and named it:
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    Reef Raft Pink Floyd:
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    Reef Raft Redemption:
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    Reef Raft unreleased:
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    Vivid's ultimate purple cap:
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    WWC something or other. Originated at RAP OC 2013 before they named it.
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    Lastly, for now; Vivid's rainbow delight. This one is tough and requires a lot of patience. I've grown it well for over 2 years, but just now am I starting to get color out of it.
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  5. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Oh we're going to talk Hunter! Sigh RR, well dang!
     
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    evolved Wrasse Freak

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    You still need to make you're way up here! I could give you a tour of 3-4 other tanks in town which would blow you away too.
     
  7. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Oh I would love that, I just need to make it happen. You have some pieces you do not see a lot of around these here parts.
     
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  9. DSC reef

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    Here's my red planet, bonsai acro and some green no names. Here you go Corailline ;) 20150716_171605.jpg 20150716_171611.jpg 20150716_171621.jpg 20150716_171630.jpg
     
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  10. rcflyer1388

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    Green tabling acro that the plug fell over and it took off the way it is shown.

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    I got this Green blue tort as a completely browned out piece. To my surprise it has taken off and colored up quite nicely. It's about to start poking the zoa colony I have next to it.

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    This was a single piece branching montipora that I shattered by accident trying to cut the stem of the plug I came on. I "planted" the little pieces in the rock and they just took off. I also put the plug with the base of the coral on it. That also started to grow out branches.

    Here's some of my SPS after getting my tank finally under control and going back into SPS. Nothing spectacular like some of the tanks out there, but I can say I'm pretty proud of it given my work schedule.
     
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  11. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    ^ I would be proud too, those are awesome sps.

    My tank is next to my couch in the LR (living room, not live rock). I love the automation with tanks today. You want reef crest, you got it. You want a cloudy day with lightening you got it.

    Got to go, I should probably turn down the reef crest mode.
     
  12. Va Reef

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    Your second acro looks more like a stag than a tort to me, not sure which stag though