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Old 01/27/2009, 10:28 AM   #1
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Lets see your BIG colonies!

I want to see some pictures of HUGE SPS!! Full tanks shots included.

Show me what you've got.


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Old 01/27/2009, 02:45 PM   #2
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Not sure if I would call this huge or not, but my one tabling milli is at least 9*9. Pretty much all of that growth happen in about 9 months.

Here is a shot with the light hood off, and with a flash, the colors are a bit off.



A better (( but doesn't show the size as well )) shot -- the colors are more accurate.




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Old 01/27/2009, 03:03 PM   #3
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nice growth! how large was it when you started?


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Old 01/27/2009, 03:18 PM   #4
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These pictures are from 3/2/08

This shot is from a slightly different angle, but gives you an idea of its size. It is about 1/4 of the way from the left.



A close up.




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Old 01/27/2009, 06:39 PM   #5
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whAT ARE you using for lighting, amazing growth


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Old 01/27/2009, 06:40 PM   #6
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whAT ARE you using for lighting, amazing growth
Thanks. This is over my 58, 2*250 XM 20Ks, + 1 96 watt PC dual actinic and 1 96 watt PC 50/50 bulb.


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Old 01/27/2009, 10:52 PM   #7
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HGH? lol

talk about FAST.... that is absolutely insane


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Old 01/27/2009, 11:06 PM   #8
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Thats a 58g tank? Wow. What are you using for cal/alk?


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Old 01/27/2009, 11:12 PM   #9
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HGH? lol

talk about FAST.... that is absolutely insane
All the oral steroids and injected ones for my back are actually going into the tank.

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Thats a 58g tank? Wow. What are you using for cal/alk?
Yep, that is my 58. I dose 2 part (( C-balance )) each night (( about 100 ml of each )) and try to drip Kalk 24/7. However, I seem to always skip a day or two before refilling the Kalk dripper, and sometimes just refill it without adding more kalk --- don't do this on purpose, more out of being lazy.


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Old 01/27/2009, 11:13 PM   #10
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Todd- do you run a calc reactor then? Amazing growth!


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Old 01/27/2009, 11:15 PM   #11
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Todd- do you run a calc reactor then? Amazing growth!
Think you posted about the same time I did -- nope, just 2 part and kalk drip.

Thanks. And my green cap is growing like a weed. Started off about 2 inches in diameter and is now (( if the parts that are growing up, went out )) about 12 inches.


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Old 01/27/2009, 11:17 PM   #12
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Old 01/28/2009, 02:58 AM   #13
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What I love about this hobby is that there are literally hundreds of ways to reef correctly and get great results.


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Old 01/28/2009, 05:01 PM   #14
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Old 01/28/2009, 05:36 PM   #15
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Old 01/28/2009, 06:01 PM   #16
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Old 01/28/2009, 07:15 PM   #17
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Was going to post a picture of my softball to cantalope sized pocillipora colonies but man I lose to Joe


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Old 01/28/2009, 10:14 PM   #18
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That's amazing Joe... Loved that tank!


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Old 01/29/2009, 01:19 AM   #19
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OMG Joe that huge!!!!!


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Old 01/29/2009, 07:38 AM   #20
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Old 01/29/2009, 07:39 AM   #21
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Old 01/29/2009, 08:46 AM   #22
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Take the pics out of this thread and then read some of the posts!! LOL


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Old 01/29/2009, 11:40 AM   #23
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The slimer is about 16" -18"across. [IMG]Photobucket[/IMG]




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Old 01/29/2009, 12:12 PM   #24
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How big is that undata? Got any pics of it from above?


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Old 01/29/2009, 12:28 PM   #25
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I would say it is about 12" across right now. This photo is a few months old and under 10K lighting so the colors arent that great. It does a lot better under 20K




Here is one I kinda like from the bottom up. Also a little old. This coral grows like crazy. At least 1/2" per month.




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