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Old 11/20/2009, 11:28 AM   #1
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sps hardiness?

Alright so someone on my local forums is selling a haunted mansion mini-colony that i really want, but i am worried that it will not be very hardy, and i would hate to spend the money to get it then it dies. So i was looking for input from people who have this coral as to how it is doing in their tank

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Old 11/20/2009, 11:35 AM   #2
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Alright so someone on my local forums is selling a haunted mansion mini-colony
is 'haunted mansion' an Acropora?

In general, if you provide SPS the proper environmental conditions they can be amazingly hardy........


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Old 11/20/2009, 11:42 AM   #3
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Yeah it is an acro, so basically as long as i keep up on my husbandry it should be fine?


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Old 11/20/2009, 12:03 PM   #4
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haunted mansion mini-colony

Got any pics?


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Old 11/20/2009, 12:07 PM   #5
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Nope, i am hopefully picking it up tonight and i will try and get picks up then. It is really a beautiful piece that a local reefer has grown out, he has 11+ years of salt water experience so i am hoping i can keep it alive and growing...


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Old 11/20/2009, 12:57 PM   #6
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just be sure to ask him how he has been keeping it! If it was doing well in his tank and you can mirror his system, (placement in tank for waterflow, light, etc) and that should improve your chances


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Old 11/20/2009, 01:09 PM   #7
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Yeah, i tested my water and found out that it isn't suitable for sps at the moment so i am bummed but i would rather wait to get it, than get it now and it dies on me


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Old 11/20/2009, 01:58 PM   #8
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bahaha it amazes me the names come up with to make corals seem more apealing/exotic. Do show pics (of ANY haunted mansion....I mean when I think haunted mansion I dont neccessarily think colorful and attractive so I'm curious what the interpretation is).


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Old 11/20/2009, 03:07 PM   #9
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Isn't that piece a horrida?


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Old 12/09/2009, 11:46 PM   #10
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Old 12/10/2009, 10:43 PM   #11
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That is a nice coral I like the blue in it


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Old 12/10/2009, 11:12 PM   #12
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Bogg aren't you on a couple local forums? And are you going to frag that because i definately want a frag.


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