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How is everyone's Cricket Spine doing? Here's an update on mine. I almost killed mine around 3 months ago and it completely paled out to a light brownish-red mess. But it's making/made a comeback. It's only encrusted with no vertical grow. Any secret thoughts on getting my polyps to transition from green to yellow?



 

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I'm a true modern-day hermit anyway, as anyone whos inquired over the years about paying me a visit has learned lol.
Bro...you gotta name a coral "social distance"!. Maybe get get some unique strains of horn/hyrdophorna, or a digi monti or stag.. if you had galaxias that would work too..just something that needs space! it's right there man! #battlecorals social distance frag!
 
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Bro...you gotta name a coral "social distance"!. Maybe get get some unique strains of horn/hyrdophorna, or a digi monti or stag.. if you had galaxias that would work too..just something that needs space! it's right there man! #battlecorals social distance frag!

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So I've been super impressed both with your husbandry and your representation of your coral, ie both white and blue light pictures and will be placing an order soon. So please dont take this as a dig. In the white light pictures this coral seems more on the purple side and the pictures shared of this frag also seem to be more purple in both blue and white light. So how do you bring out the deep red in corals like this. Is it a certain light spectrum, husbandry, etc? It's hard nowadays to get a real feel on how a coral will look in your tank with online pictures and I've been super unimpressed with the obvious, in hind sight, picture editing done by some of the more reputable frag sellers lately.
 

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What kind of par are you guys giving this? I’m ready to move mine from the rack to the rock and torn about placement
 
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So I've been super impressed both with your husbandry and your representation of your coral, ie both white and blue light pictures and will be placing an order soon. So please dont take this as a dig. In the white light pictures this coral seems more on the purple side and the pictures shared of this frag also seem to be more purple in both blue and white light. So how do you bring out the deep red in corals like this. Is it a certain light spectrum, husbandry, etc? It's hard nowadays to get a real feel on how a coral will look in your tank with online pictures and I've been super unimpressed with the obvious, in hind sight, picture editing done by some of the more reputable frag sellers lately.

Hi there. sorry, i missed this one. I'm sure it's more lighting and photography at play than anything. Coral can look worlds different. under deep blue lighting compared to Typical Daylight shots. Here is a phone pic of my crickets under 65k halide, as unflattering spectrally as it gets.

Edit! Funny. Looking back over the thread i realized i already posted this pic. lol anyway. here it is again in all its glory:)

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