Battlecorals Vivid's Rainbow Acropora Grow Out Contest - Official Entries Thread

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  1. ksfulk

    ksfulk Grow sticks, grow!!! R2R Supporter Article Contributor Build Thread Contributor

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    January 31st post. Only been a few days, but getting a deeper purple on the ends already!

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    Here's my initial pic. Sorry it took me a minute to post it. Took it after three days of acclimation on rack and then glued in place. Best of luck to everyone.

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    Posting both picture from January to February.
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    February entry:

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    Heater failure. Tank dropped down to 73 degrees overnight. We will see if they recover. All my sps are super pale this morning. Ugggggg!
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    wheres the ruler pic?
     
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    Sorry for the late entry photo y’all, month has been hectic with the first shipment being held for a day and the tank sprung a leak shortly after receiving the replacement.

    Took this at my lfs last night while we patch up my system.

    Since I’m technically late I should be disqualified but figured I should send the progress photos.
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    So sorry to hear that I hope they are fine. Luckily 73 is not soooo bad, they should pep back up please keep us posted.
     
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    Got mine today!

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    TonapahNorth Reefed In R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Thicker around the base and body. More red color. Maybe some nubbin luvin.
     
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    Lol, don't scare anyone ;-)

    Well I can see if what I think is good growth can now be compared to others which is very interesting for me! Never have a chance to compare truly due to the fact that corals came always from different sources.

    So the only growth enhancing thing I do (from my experiuence growth enhancing) is actually keeping my Potassium at 410 with weekly corrections as wel I dose some Strontium daily. Like many know, I share openly what I do ;-)

    -Andre
     
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    Also it would be great if folks can share their PAR if possible ;-)
    I will. Guess it need mid light around 350 par during peak times?!?
     
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    bubbaque Never enough SPS R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    There is a discussion thread also. It’s in the Battlecorals sponsor forum. We are trying to use this one just for pics.
     
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    I moved my frag from the plug to rock.

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    3 days in the tank

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    After one month in the tank. Can't see it well in the pic but starting to get some green coloring around the base and where the branches are.
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    Official entry. Received coral today! 20180213_103004.jpg
     
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    Let the games begin ;-)

    Entry Picture 02/15/18
    Size from Plug surface is 22mm
    Estimated PAR 450
    Medium flow
    No3 1.5-2
    Po4 0.06
    ALK 8.5
    CA 430
    MG 1400
    K 410
    SR 8

    -Andre
     
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