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Old 11/10/2008, 03:48 PM   #301
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I have had this one for a little over a year. And the original owner had it for 3 years before that.







Hard to get a good idea of the size, but it is a like a ball a good 10" in diameter when it is all blown up.

Anyway, I also have a snail graveyard underneath the body of the elegance. I've suspected for a long time that the elegance was killing them. But I couldnt be sure as the elegance is in a corner, and I thought it possible that shells were just collecting there. Now I see a lot of other people thinking the same thing.

I wonder if the elegance could really be eating the snails though. Hard to imagine that the tentacles are getting inside the shells and pulling them out. I'd suspect snails are just getting trapped underneath and just dying from some sort of toxins. But I dont really know.

I'm glad the sea cucumbers that like to stay underneath it arent dying too.


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Old 01/16/2009, 06:30 AM   #302
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Thumbs up BEAUTIFUL ELEGANCE EVERYONE!

Just wanted to bump the thread to see some updated pic's of some of these corals. It would be nice to see how many of them are still with us.

And as always, any elegance pic's would be nice.


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Old 01/16/2009, 12:07 PM   #303
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1.5 years later and mine are still doing great.

My two in my 20g nano:



And my tiny little itty bitty frag still doing fine after 1 year, he now has developed a mouth. I'm likely going to start feeding him soon starting with mysis. Still about the size of a nickel, you can see how large the damsel looks next to him. This elegance lives in my 5.5g pico.





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Old 01/16/2009, 12:29 PM   #304
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just got mine 2 days ago




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Old 01/16/2009, 01:06 PM   #305
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My elegance continues to thrive.

A while back somebody posted a pic of their elegance eating some small stomatella snails off the glass.

My elegances has lately developed a taste for 2" Turbo snails!!!



Sometimes the snails manage to close up tight and escape, but then other times the elgance will pull them out of their shell, and I will see an empty snail shell with that little 'closing disc' on the sandbed... I used to have over 20 turbos and now I have about 5 left...

now I don't have any other recent full sized shots of it for some reason, but here is an actinic only macro shot:



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Old 01/16/2009, 02:46 PM   #306
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LOVE the pic Ryan!

I've dubbed mine "MURDEROUS."

People will say, "oooh, I like that coral, whats that calld?" to which I reply, "thats murderous."


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Old 01/16/2009, 02:50 PM   #307
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hahaha I like it.

I haven't fed my elegance in a few months.... I figure what's the point however I will be needing to stock up on snails again soon!


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Old 01/26/2009, 07:09 PM   #308
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After reading and researching, and reading and researching some more, I've been on the lookout for one of those beauties. Well today was my lucky day.

Here she is. I am in love!







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Old 02/16/2009, 11:31 PM   #309
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Good Day Mate- Aussies!

Here are my two elegance. Got them from Aquarium Showroom in san jose.
Absolutely to die for!

[IMG][/IMG] [IMG][/IMG] [IMG][/IMG] [IMG][/IMG]


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Old 02/23/2009, 03:31 PM   #310
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Here's mine, I have had this for a month now. It got bigger and healthier in my tank. I've been trying to feed him with some silversides but still not eating.




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Old 02/27/2009, 01:37 AM   #311
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anybody see a red elegance with pink tips? got one today


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Old 02/27/2009, 02:31 PM   #312
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I just picked this guy up from riversidecorals.com a week ago...




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Old 02/27/2009, 03:34 PM   #313
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I can confirm from experience that Elegance coral are snail killers.


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Old 03/15/2009, 05:51 PM   #314
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Here's my Aussie 1 week on my tank

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Old 03/16/2009, 07:54 AM   #315
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anybody see a red elegance with pink tips? got one today
No, and I suspect it's not a Catalaphyllia jardinei, do you have nay pics!?!


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Old 01/01/2018, 04:58 AM   #316
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Bump!
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Old 01/01/2018, 08:47 PM   #317
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Really want to get one of these corals...absolutely awesome pieces.


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Old 01/03/2018, 10:42 AM   #318
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Make sure you donít scratch the glass/acrylic while cleaning it...


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