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Forum: Reef Discussion 01/12/2008, 02:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,169
Posted By MarkusII
Hello, no its not a Heteractis... it...

Hello,

no its not a Heteractis...

it looks like a Phymanthus buitendijki
Phymanthus buitendijki (http://www.meerwasser-lexikon.de/eng/48/1353/0/info.htm)

regards

Markus
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/12/2008, 02:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,817
Posted By MarkusII
Hello, no Aiptasia and no Xenia. Its a...

Hello,

no Aiptasia and no Xenia.
Its a kind of Stolonifera/Clavularia

regards

Markus
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,046
Posted By MarkusII
Hello, thats mimikri :D regards...

Hello,



thats mimikri :D

regards

Markus
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 09:46 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,046
Posted By MarkusII
Hello, Frankie - thanks; (by the way - its...

Hello,

Frankie - thanks; (by the way - its not eleven attached to my name its a roman "2":D)

Reeftanks 6 - yes indeed they are really "great" (almost to big allready)

Here is a pic of most...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 05:59 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,046
Posted By MarkusII
Hello, this is my Zebrasoma veliferum its...

Hello,

this is my Zebrasoma veliferum
its the only tang in a 253g tank
fish is 7-8 inches
bought him (rather small) in 2002
...
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/10/2008, 01:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,384
Posted By MarkusII
Hello, here he is: :D ...

Hello,



here he is: :D
http://reefcentral.com/gallery/data/500/160006k-veliferum_flossen.jpg

regards

Markus
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 01/10/2008, 01:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,978
Posted By MarkusII
Hello, Pterogorgia anceps? regards ...

Hello,

Pterogorgia anceps?

regards

Markus
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 01/10/2008, 01:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,982
Posted By MarkusII
Hello, I am not a native speeker but we...

Hello,

I am not a native speeker but we pronounce the X like "gs" - so "gsenia".

It is always funny and somethimes not easy to listen to english speaking referees coming from US (like A. Calfo,...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 12:07 AM
Replies: 10
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Views: 397
Posted By MarkusII
Hello, 1) (pic is rather small) not so easy...

Hello,

1) (pic is rather small) not so easy - looks to me most likely as a Montipora venosa. but for me it looks as if there are two different frags - the right one could be something else

2)...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/08/2008, 01:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By MarkusII
Hello, for me it does not really look like...

Hello,

for me it does not really look like Xenia, they normally have larger polyps..

more like cespitularia: Cespitularia sp. 01 (http://www.meerwasser-lexikon.de/eng/83/564/0/info.htm)

but...
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 01/07/2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By MarkusII
Hello Craig, if it is C. viridis it cannot...

Hello Craig,

if it is C. viridis it cannot look like the picture linked with the red sceleton as C. viridis grows and spreads flat over your rocks and others.
For removal you can do as you wrote....
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/07/2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By MarkusII
Hello, the top one is by no doubt a Pavona...

Hello,

the top one is by no doubt a Pavona decussata

regards

Markus
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 01/06/2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By MarkusII
Hello, whats "nephia" - if you mean nepthea...

Hello,

whats "nephia" - if you mean nepthea - yes.
Normally all soft corals are more or less ok to each other: but you could get problems with gorgonians next to softies.

regards

Markus
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 01/06/2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By MarkusII
Hello Craig, from your writing I suppose you...

Hello Craig,

from your writing I suppose you do not have a pipe organ coral (as they do not grow encrusting but as colonies) but something like Clavularia viridis or Briareum asbestinum...
Rather...
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 01/06/2008, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By MarkusII
Hello, I would not keep large Angels in...

Hello,

I would not keep large Angels in tanks below 400 to 500 gallons. I have an adult imperator in a 660g tank (but it was allready in, when I took over the care of the tank - its not mine - and...
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 01/06/2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By MarkusII
Hello, no I do not think its a Nepthea. I...

Hello,

no I do not think its a Nepthea. I have both species - Nepthea and Sinularia. And it looks more like a Sinularia.
See also here: Sinularia flexibilis...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By MarkusII
Hello, not easy with this pic; but it could...

Hello,

not easy with this pic; but it could be a colonial sea squirt - most probably something like this:
Botryllus sp. 01 (http://www.meerwasser-lexikon.de/eng/74/723/0/info.htm)

regards
...
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 01/05/2008, 02:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By MarkusII
Hello, looks like Sinularia flexibilis... ...

Hello,

looks like Sinularia flexibilis...

regards

Markus
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 01/01/2008, 08:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,205
Posted By MarkusII
Hello, my biggest coral is a large nepthea...

Hello,

my biggest coral is a large nepthea (almost in the middle of the tank) - but due to the size of my tank I have to cut here frequently; and the gorgonia on the far left of the tank is now...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/17/2007, 01:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By MarkusII
Hello Pierce, large tank; these fish should...

Hello Pierce,

large tank; these fish should go in most probably.
would recomend you the following:
royal gramma: give him one or more mates
flame angel - put a pair in
anthias - take a bigger...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/17/2007, 01:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By MarkusII
Hello, I have them as well in my tanks (and...

Hello,

I have them as well in my tanks (and also other colleagues) - they frequently lay eggs and spawn.

regards

Markus
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/17/2007, 12:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By MarkusII
Hello, I am always stunning how many tangs...

Hello,

I am always stunning how many tangs and in how small tanks you guys on the other side of the atlantic are keeping them.
I would never put any tang or foxface in a tank smaller than at...
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 12/16/2007, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By MarkusII
Hello lancer99, ups you are right that it is...

Hello lancer99,

ups you are right that it is not a Nepthea.... (its branches are different)

but I do not think it is a Lemnalia;

But anyhow with some of the soft corals and sea fans it is as...
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 12/15/2007, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By MarkusII
Hello Chris, the second coral is a Nepthea...

Hello Chris,

the second coral is a Nepthea (I am not so familiar with the "plain language" names - especially the english ones) - that can grow really fast to a large colony if you allow it. I...
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 12/15/2007, 06:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By MarkusII
Hello Amanda, thanks thats a Nepthea -...

Hello Amanda,

thanks

thats a Nepthea - one of my first corals I got from a colleague. Over 5 years old.
I frequently give away frags of it.

I have a colleague who has a 66g tank...
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