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Old 01/03/2017, 10:56 PM   #176
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My cespitularia is what got me into appreciating soft corals again.




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Old 01/07/2017, 11:32 AM   #177
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I've been considering getting a cespitularia recently... is it invasice like anthelia or does it typically just grow like a tree?


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Old 01/07/2017, 08:47 PM   #178
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I've been considering getting a cespitularia recently... is it invasice like anthelia or does it typically just grow like a tree?


I've seen it grow pretty quickly in a high nutrient system, spreading via stolons, but I wouldn't call it invasive. Just prolific. In my system the chaeto and xenia I use for nutrient export out-perform it so it actually has not spread much, just grown taller and made more branches like a tree.


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Old 01/10/2017, 10:42 PM   #179
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Old 01/10/2017, 10:45 PM   #180
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It's just a green toadstool leather
Dropping babies? I have one that's doing that too. Should they be removed?

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Old 01/12/2017, 09:39 AM   #181
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Dropping babies? I have one that's doing that too. Should they be removed?

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Only if you don't want them. I would trade them of get credit at the LFS for them.


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Old 02/22/2017, 10:21 AM   #182
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Don't know how this works exactly. I'm new, But I have a rose anenome that I've had for 6 years and it's turning brown, shriveling up and does have pink tips but that's about it. I've been doing frequent, small water changes but he doesn't seem to get better. How long do these type of soft corals live and is there anything I can do to help him? Thanks.


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Old 02/22/2017, 07:03 PM   #183
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Don't know how this works exactly. I'm new, But I have a rose anenome that I've had for 6 years and it's turning brown, shriveling up and does have pink tips but that's about it. I've been doing frequent, small water changes but he doesn't seem to get better. How long do these type of soft corals live and is there anything I can do to help him? Thanks.
Welcome to Reef Central! Post this in the Anemone Forum. There's lots of knowledgeable folks over there to help you.


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Old 02/23/2017, 09:04 AM   #184
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WoW! i love this , please keep them coming so i can have more ideas.


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Old 03/16/2017, 11:30 PM   #185
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Any recommended online vendors for softies? Most of the LFS seem to carry more LPS and Zoas round here.


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Old 03/17/2017, 10:03 AM   #186
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Any recommended online vendors for softies? Most of the LFS seem to carry more LPS and Zoas round here.
Live Aquaria's Diver's Den is good for finding rarer softies like stereonephthya, true metallic blue cespitularia, and other harder-to-find color morphs of leathers. A few vendors like Unique Corals, Your Reef & Cultivated Reef have nepthea.


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Old 03/17/2017, 10:10 AM   #187
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Live Aquaria's Diver's Den is good for finding rarer softies like stereonephthya, true metallic blue cespitularia, and other harder-to-find color morphs of leathers. A few vendors like Unique Corals, Your Reef & Cultivated Reef have nepthea.

Thanks for the tip on nepthea. Every nepthea I'd seen for sale before was a mislabeled sinularia etc.


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Old 03/17/2017, 03:43 PM   #188
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This is my Indonesian Elegance coral which was about the size of a baseball when I got it with 1" tentacles. It now has 6"+ tentacles and is the size of a grapefruit. Absolutely in love with my Elegance.

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Old 03/17/2017, 03:44 PM   #189
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Holy crap that thing is huge!

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Old 03/17/2017, 06:28 PM   #190
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This is my Indonesian Elegance coral which was about the size of a baseball when I got it with 1" tentacles. It now has 6"+ tentacles and is the size of a grapefruit. Absolutely in love with my Elegance.

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Beautiful coral, however, Elegance are lps =)


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Old 03/19/2017, 12:57 AM   #191
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Ended up finding some nice pieces on LA, blueish-purple Litophyton and Green Nepthea will get some pics when they get acclimated good.


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Old 03/19/2017, 02:15 PM   #192
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Anyone have a bright yellow Fiji leather?


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Old 03/20/2017, 06:36 AM   #193
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Ended up finding some nice pieces on LA, blueish-purple Litophyton and Green Nepthea will get some pics when they get acclimated good.


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Ooo nice score with the litophyton...was that from the Diver's Den?


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Old 03/20/2017, 08:23 AM   #194
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Ooo nice score with the litophyton...was that from the Diver's Den
It was from DD and also one of the Maricultured green Nephthea front m the DD.


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Old 04/11/2017, 10:49 PM   #195
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That is very pretty tank,do u have a sump? How big is it?


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Old 05/05/2017, 08:29 PM   #196
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Finally got some "decent" iPhone photos of the softies. LEDs and camera phones mix like water and electricity.








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Old 05/05/2017, 09:56 PM   #197
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what kind of corals are those, I can't really tell


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Old 05/05/2017, 11:09 PM   #198
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what kind of corals are those, I can't really tell
Me I guess?
1. Green Sinularia finger leather (vague I know)
2. Colt Coral- klyxum sp.,
3. Devils Hand
4. Yellowish green spaghetti leather-
5. Green Nepthea with photobombing blenny


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what kind of corals are those, I can't really tell
Me I guess?
1. Mushroom finger leather- sinularia sp.
2. Colt Coral- klyxum sp.,
3. Devils Hand- Lobophytum
4. Yellowish green spaghetti leather- Sinularia flexibilis
5. Green Nepthea with photobombing blenny


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Old 05/18/2017, 01:26 PM   #200
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