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Forum: LPS Keepers 01/11/2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,997
Posted By Mental1
I have a 65 with a bit of everything and I think...

I have a 65 with a bit of everything and I think it is too small (maybe I have gone a bit over the top!). I have torch, hammer, elegance, frogspawn, blasto, plate, acan, scoly, lithphyllon, chalice,...
Forum: LPS Keepers 01/11/2008, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,752
Posted By Mental1
blasto won't open

I got a small blasto merletti as a free frag with an order. It's been on the bottom of my 24 inch deep tank for 3 days now and it is not opening. For two days it was in the light, then the guy I got...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By Mental1
I have an acan and a scoly on the sand that I am...

I have an acan and a scoly on the sand that I am concerned about the most. I have some rics that were on a clam/oyster that a brittle went under, it sunk and then starved because I was dumb. They...
Forum: Corallimorpharians 01/11/2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,164
Posted By Mental1
Well -- I went for it -- will be getting them...

Well -- I went for it -- will be getting them next Thursday. Will let you know. Froggyfeet? A 6 thousand gallon tank? Is that for your mushroom collection? Or is it work?
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By Mental1
That sinking feeling ...

I have an abundance of brittle stars. They are making frags sink! What do you do to compensate? Just pick stuff up periodically and fill the holes in?
Forum: LPS Keepers 01/11/2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,441
Posted By Mental1
My hammer gets silly if it gets too much flow. ...

My hammer gets silly if it gets too much flow. They feel so vulnerable -- I did rip a few of the heads before I got it right. Mine is a wall -- and it is huge and happy. Play with the flow and see...
Forum: LPS Keepers 01/11/2008, 05:48 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 16,346
Posted By Mental1
You know what -- the only thing I see ruining...

You know what -- the only thing I see ruining this hobby is pollution and over-collection. There will always be the next coral craze, the next round of overcharging and the next round of...
Forum: LPS Keepers 01/11/2008, 05:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,958
Posted By Mental1
I had it out in the light on the bottom and the...

I had it out in the light on the bottom and the guy who I got it from told me to put it in the shade! My conditions are fine -- as far as I know -- haven't measured in a week. My elegane is happy...
Forum: LPS Keepers 01/10/2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,958
Posted By Mental1
I just got a small blasto merletti as a free frag...

I just got a small blasto merletti as a free frag with a coral order and it hasn't opened yet. It's on the bottom of a 24 inch deep tank with 5x39 T5's that are 6 inches from the top of the tank. ...
Forum: Corallimorpharians 01/10/2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,164
Posted By Mental1
That's why I am so tempted. So it sounds like I...

That's why I am so tempted. So it sounds like I need to make a little island for them .. maybe I should just buy one. They are very cool looking. Is there anything else I need to know about them? ...
Forum: LPS Keepers 01/10/2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 16,346
Posted By Mental1
Sufunk -- I don't think I am burying my head in...

Sufunk -- I don't think I am burying my head in the sand. I just don't pay those prices. Last time I checked, the law says caveat emptor. Or how about -- there's a sucker born every minute. So --...
Forum: LPS Keepers 01/10/2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 16,346
Posted By Mental1
I am having a hard time understanding why the...

I am having a hard time understanding why the attorney guy -- I forget his name -- sorry -- I am confused as to why you think this will hurt the hobby. In every hobby there are items that out of...
Forum: Corallimorpharians 01/10/2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,164
Posted By Mental1
Are the hairy mushrooms as aggressive as they...

Are the hairy mushrooms as aggressive as they sound? Do you really have to be careful with them? I am rethinking my planned purchase ....
Forum: Corallimorpharians 01/09/2008, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,164
Posted By Mental1
Never mind -- I guess it's a Yuma.

Never mind -- I guess it's a Yuma.
Forum: Corallimorpharians 01/09/2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,164
Posted By Mental1
the link just takes you to the site -- you have...

the link just takes you to the site -- you have to go to softies and then these guys are on the second page.
Forum: Corallimorpharians 01/09/2008, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,164
Posted By Mental1
Blue Frogspawn Rhodactis

I am thinking of buying two of these -- I know there is no such thing -- think of the label as a selling label or descriptor versus an id. I am trying to figure out what kind of a Rhodactis they are...
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 01/09/2008, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,615
Posted By Mental1
sorry -- posted in the wrong place ... will post...

sorry -- posted in the wrong place ... will post again
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 01/09/2008, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,615
Posted By Mental1
Blue Frogspawn Rhodactis

I am thinking of buying two of these -- they are very nice looking but I am wondering if they are the fish eating variety. There is no other description and I am having trouble with a specific ID --...
Forum: LPS Keepers 01/08/2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,245
Posted By Mental1
So I am working from home today for 2 important...

So I am working from home today for 2 important reasons: to vote and to receive my coral shipment. Got my stuff from Fraggle Reef and in it there is the blue eyed leps and they are looking sweet. ...
Forum: LPS Keepers 01/08/2008, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By Mental1
I think it depends upon the shape of your tank,...

I think it depends upon the shape of your tank, rock formation, placement of the pump, etc. I have one 2 facing my little SPS garden and they are all quite happy. At the moment -- my elegance is...
Forum: LPS Keepers 01/08/2008, 10:15 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 16,346
Posted By Mental1
It's not fair. It's a free market. If you are...

It's not fair. It's a free market. If you are willing to pay the price then the price will stay where it is. If people refuse to pay the price, it will go down. If the market floods with cheaper...
Forum: LPS Keepers 01/08/2008, 09:55 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 21,698
Posted By Mental1
I know you didn't mean it for it to become that...

I know you didn't mean it for it to become that Darrell -- I guess it just has on the finer points as you say. This is not a bad thing in my mind -- whatever it takes to raise awareness and save...
Forum: LPS Keepers 01/08/2008, 07:16 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 21,698
Posted By Mental1
You know what upset me more about the article ( I...

You know what upset me more about the article ( I mean the Darrell versus Eric thing has been going on for a while) was the amount collected. All those animals being imported to die. The fact that...
Forum: LPS Keepers 01/07/2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By Mental1
I have a hydor koralia 2 and a 1 and my LPS seem...

I have a hydor koralia 2 and a 1 and my LPS seem very happy in my 65g. I had a 3 and a 1 and it was too much. Really stirred up my elegance too much. Everything seems happy now. I may try 2 2's...
Forum: LPS Keepers 01/07/2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 345
Posted By Mental1
Can you post a picture, information about your...

Can you post a picture, information about your tank, placement, lighting, water conditions?
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