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Old 12/30/2007, 10:09 PM   #1
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What is your single, most favorite sps coral?

Ok, I'm sure there have been other threads about this, but I don't care! You must name only one sps coral that is your favorite. DO NOT name more than one. My favorite of all time has to be the Oregon tort. I have been keeping sps off and on for the past 12-13 years and no other acro is more amazing than the Oregon tort. The rich, navy blue coloration is simply unmatched, imo. Is it a true tort? Probably not, but that is what we reefers assoicated it as. Here is a pic of my current frag:



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Old 12/30/2007, 10:12 PM   #2
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Sang- do you have any pictures of your old colony or is that too hard to bring back up. That thing was so thick.


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Old 12/30/2007, 10:18 PM   #3
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Sang- do you have any pictures of your old colony or is that too hard to bring back up. That thing was so thick.
Hey Mark, you remember it? Cool! Yeah, that thing got really thick. I can't seem to find any pics of it when it was thick, but here it is when I first got it:



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Old 12/30/2007, 10:27 PM   #4
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I remember the first time I saw it at John's. I was like...ahh...ahh...That is an oregon


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Old 12/30/2007, 10:36 PM   #5
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Rainbow Monti.


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Old 12/30/2007, 11:00 PM   #6
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Purple Monster, it's a new frag, very little growth but has colored up nicely.




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Old 12/31/2007, 12:01 AM   #7
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That Oregon was a tree trunk man!!! The Surf & Turf was a big 'un as well.

Favorite, thats a hard one. There is the one you wanted forever to have to get, or have yet to. There is the ugly brown turd that was a diamond in the rough you polished. There is the one you can't keep to save your life and is your unicorn. And there are the ones that have been with you in good and bad times and you have respect for taking all the abuse.

Too tough to decide........why making a shopping list?


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Old 12/31/2007, 12:10 AM   #8
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I have a shopping list and Tim basically filled 90% of it. Nah, I am just curious as to what people consider their holy grail.


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Old 12/31/2007, 12:17 AM   #9
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Hmmm, thats a toughy, to narrow it down to just one sps. Theres the sunset monti, undata, and oregon tort. So my favorite coral is the hybid oregon sunset undata MontiTort.


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Old 12/31/2007, 12:21 AM   #10
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This is my all time favorite ,it has been thru thick and thin for 2.5 years




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Old 12/31/2007, 12:28 AM   #11
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The last time I had a bad case of "gotta have it" was when you could count on you fingers who had the Icefire (Aquascene) Echinata.

Currently, the Tubs Pink Smoothie has that spot. I have been looking for it for a while.

My holy grail.......the freakin' blue back in my Superman digi.

Oops, thats three.....


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Old 12/31/2007, 08:18 AM   #12
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I would have to say the old school Shawn Bennett Tenuis that I got from Eric @ FF several years ago, I gave the piece away when I moved a few years ago and was tankless for a few months, I would give my left pinky for another frag of it



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Old 12/31/2007, 08:23 AM   #13
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This is my all time favorite ,it has been thru thick and thin for 2.5 years

That's a great piece Jose!


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Old 12/31/2007, 09:17 AM   #14
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I really like the Oregon torts too but I'd have to choose the Paletta blue... It's coloration is maybe just slightly second to the OT but I really dig the growth structure




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Old 12/31/2007, 10:14 AM   #15
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What's up Sang? Happy new year everyone!
My all time favorite acro is the echinata.




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Old 12/31/2007, 10:39 AM   #16
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i love efflos,sadly my largest one has browned out since this pic




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Old 12/31/2007, 01:10 PM   #17
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What's up Sang? Happy new year everyone!
My all time favorite acro is the echinata.

Hi Nada...very nice coral. Do you know much about the background of that coral? I have what looks tio be a similar coral and want to know about placement....thanks for any help


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Old 12/31/2007, 01:56 PM   #18
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You guys are so much better than me. I have not been able to come up with my "favorite". I think it is because I do not want to make the other ones jealous


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Old 12/31/2007, 02:11 PM   #19
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the purple monster is awesome... cool growth pattern, rich-purple color

oregon tort.. yeah... definitely a fave.. $500 efflo-timeless...

there are way too many for me to list

but my all time favorite is one that i never had... but simply a picture that berger put up that really got me into keeping acros

i think he said it passed shortly after the pic... but i've always loved this pic




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Old 12/31/2007, 02:23 PM   #20
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This is my all time favorite ,it has been thru thick and thin for 2.5 years

that will be my second favorite. My all time favorite is the tricolor that you sold me Jose.....you need to post that picture.


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Old 12/31/2007, 02:45 PM   #21
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What's up Sang? Happy new year everyone!
My all time favorite acro is the echinata.

Hey James! Nice echinata! I also have a frag of the same one from Tim (TFP) and hope it does great. Is yours the aquascene variety?


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Old 12/31/2007, 04:00 PM   #22
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maybe not the most exotic but i do like millies for their gorwth patterns with dense colonies of branchs and appearance with PE plus assortment of color morphs available.


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Old 12/31/2007, 04:20 PM   #23
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I would have to say it's the "Oregon Tort".

But one that I have never had and still want is the "Crayola Plana' off Atlantis Aquariums website.


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Old 12/31/2007, 04:59 PM   #24
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Yeah, it's from Aquascene. Took about 6 months to really take off. It's good to see you back!

BRISK495 - I have mine placed middle under 10k, but I heard that it will turn more blue higher in your tanks. I think the key is not to move it.


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Old 12/31/2007, 05:38 PM   #25
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i think he said it passed shortly after the pic... but i've always loved this pic

I have that but it is kinda brown from a red bug infestation it is doing pretty well nonetheless

that bennet tenuis is at the top of my list now

Nakas echinata is pretty amazing too.


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