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Old 11/08/2017, 06:56 PM   #1
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Blue Zoo Green Gigs Are Really Green?

There were reports a little while ago on this forum of people receiving tan/brown gigs after ordering green ones from Blue Zoo Aquatics. I got a green gig from BZA today. It's as green as they come. So if anyone is thinking of getting one from them you can see they did not send me a brown anemone.

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Old 11/08/2017, 07:29 PM   #2
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Very nice bro. A few months back, a member got a tan. He got his refund though. So harm no foul.

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Old 11/08/2017, 11:25 PM   #3
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Wow... if I didn’t know you I would tell you that’s a haddoni. LOL

That’s one bright green nem. Nice pick up!


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Old 11/09/2017, 12:22 AM   #4
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Wow... if I didn’t know you I would tell you that’s a haddoni. LOL

That’s one bright green nem. Nice pick up!
haha thanks
I can see why you would tell me that but it's 100% gig LOL


Definitely could pass as a metallic green Haddoni like I had a few years ago



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Old 11/09/2017, 01:51 AM   #5
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I believed you the first time, but that photo (the under the skirt shot) is conclusive evidence as a non-lawyer like myself would say. ;-)

Your photos are excellent as they show the clear differences between gigantea and haddoni.


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Old 11/09/2017, 06:10 AM   #6
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Excellent pickup. Thats a great color. Keep us posted on how it does


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Old 11/09/2017, 08:13 AM   #7
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I got burned on the "green tan" on the last go around. Gave them another shot and got a true green this time as well. Wanted the blue they have in stock too but more than I'm willing to pay.


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Old 11/09/2017, 09:15 AM   #8
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What on that upskirt shot is the decider on a gig? Is it the color of the spots?


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Old 11/09/2017, 09:27 AM   #9
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I got burned on the "green tan" on the last go around. Gave them another shot and got a true green this time as well. Wanted the blue they have in stock too but more than I'm willing to pay.
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Started treatment shortly after it arrived. Looked pretty good upon arrival but deflated shortly after.


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Started treatment shortly after it arrived. Looked pretty good upon arrival but deflated shortly after.
Same with this one. Looked ok at first but deflated last night.


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Old 11/09/2017, 10:55 AM   #12
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Thank guys. I'm tempted to order one. But I don't have A QT ready.

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What on that upskirt shot is the decider on a gig? Is it the color of the spots?
Yes, color and presence of the spots (verrcucae). Haddoni typically don't have colored verrucae. Also it's a combination of the blue foot, as well as tentacle length.


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Same with this one. Looked ok at first but deflated last night.
Can you post a pic of your QT. I failed in my first attempt a few months ago. I think part of the reason was due to the QT setup.

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Can you post a pic of your QT. I failed in my first attempt a few months ago. I think part of the reason was due to the QT setup.

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Just a 10 gallon tank, with a small heater and a universal hydor pump for flow. I used to have a NanoKoralia but it got lost. The light is obviously overkill but I have a spare Kessil A360w so why not.
I actually liked using 18" Orbit Marine Pro LED light more than Kessil because the anemones seem to do better under it in QT. But it also got lost or tossed at some point.



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Just a 10 gallon tank, with a small heater and a universal hydor pump for flow. I used to have a NanoKoralia but it got lost. The light is obviously overkill but I have a spare Kessil A360w so why not.
I actually liked using 18" Orbit Marine Pro LED light more than Kessil because the anemones seem to do better under it in QT. But it also got lost or tossed at some point.
Thanks for posting the pic. I noticed you only filled up the water to halfway. How many mg of cipro are you using?

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thanks for posting the pic. I noticed you only filled up the water to halfway. How many mg of cipro are you using?

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Man....so tempted.....lol

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Old 11/09/2017, 06:53 PM   #19
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I think your post helped them sold out. I was going to order one, but they are gone.

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Old 11/09/2017, 10:08 PM   #20
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Nice. I probably would have grabbed one but I recently finally found a nice healthy one. Yours looks good. I just haven’t had much luck with cipro for some reason even when following the protocol exactly. Hope yours pulls through. What were they going for? I paid stupid money for mine but it was decently well established and didn’t need treatment so I didn’t mind.


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What were they going for? I paid stupid money for mine but it was decently well established and didnít need treatment so I didnít mind.
$150 for the medium sized gig. Small ones go for $130.
https://www.bluezooaquatics.com/prod...id=1083&cid=74


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$150 for the medium sized gig. Small ones go for $130.
https://www.bluezooaquatics.com/prod...id=1083&cid=74
Pretty great deal.


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Old 11/15/2017, 10:50 AM   #23
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The anemone wasn't looking good 5 days into treatment. Then its condition improved on day 6 and today, day 7.
Monday:

Today:



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The anemone wasn't looking good 5 days into treatment. Then its condition improved on day 6 and today, day 7.
Monday:

Today:
Nice work. It wasn't look too hot on Monday but looks great today?

How big is it? Looks to be less than 6"?

IME the smaller gigs respond better to treatment. They can ball up like in the second photo, and I think this helps them to expel waste. My smaller gigs did this when in treatment, but my larger ones did not.


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The up and down can be mentally exhausting. Let's hope he pulls through

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