Name that frag...

What is that and where did it come from.

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Name that frag...

Post by jtydell » Wed Jan 18, 2006 9:10 am

This came in a frag pack, what is it? Its flouresent green under atinics, encrusting>>

flouresent green hydnophora?
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Post by Fishfood » Wed Jan 18, 2006 9:51 am

I'd say Hydnaphora myself.

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Post by Amphiprion » Wed Jan 18, 2006 9:55 am

And I'd have to agree.
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Post by Fishfood » Wed Jan 18, 2006 10:05 am

just remember to give it some distance between any other coral.

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Post by jtydell » Wed Jan 18, 2006 10:17 am

So it doesnt play well with others. Thanks for the heads up.

Its in a coral only reef, other than my trace elements should I feed it?

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Post by Fishfood » Wed Jan 18, 2006 10:27 am

I'm not sure you need to feed it anything other then light and good water quality. It does pack a punch from all I ever read about it. I had a piece at one point but kept it isolated, or away from the nice stuff.

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Post by Amphiprion » Wed Jan 18, 2006 12:52 pm

It packs more than a punch... a bomb is more like it. It doesn't really "sting" things often with, say, sweeper tentacles. What it does do is send out mesenterial filaments to digest its neighbors--and a LOT of them.
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Post by jtydell » Wed Jan 18, 2006 1:22 pm

I had no idea, thats very cool, Ive been doing some research on it.

http://www.reefland.com/forum/reef-aqua ... print.html

I'll find a secluded corner for it.

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Post by mykpoz » Wed Jan 18, 2006 1:50 pm

impressive

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Post by snoopdog » Wed Jan 18, 2006 5:01 pm

Definite horror flick material there.
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Post by reefer21 » Wed Jan 18, 2006 9:26 pm

LOL....
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Post by Scott » Sat Jan 21, 2006 6:20 pm

I'm sure it is a Hydnophora either a rigida or grandis. Good luck with it. Some people have great success and need to trim them regularly others don't grow or die and some just die. Mine belongs in the middle category. I have had it for three years and it is not grown at all. It has receded some but that is due to the crab and gobie mafia. the crabs knock it aff and the gobies cover it with sand. I hope that when I change tanks something changes and it starts to grow because they can be beautiful corals when they grow to a good size.
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Post by jtydell » Mon Nov 20, 2006 4:03 pm

My Hydnophora got killed off by pods, then I got a CBS to keep my pod population in check, and the SPS came back, but it doesnt look like the first pic when I first got the frag. Anyway its on a comeback.
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