Crazy SPS Teaser!!!! Eye Candy for Days

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  1. Living Reef Orlando

    Living Reef Orlando Active Member R2R Supporter Platinum Sponsor

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    We just got in one of the craziest shipments of SPS evaaaa. Get ready to see a lot of fire in the next few weeks. Some of the stuff we got in is just absolutely insane!! Enjoy the eye candy :)

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    dodgerblew Valuable Member SCMAS Member

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    Those are some stunning pieces! Hope they hold the color because that is an incredible collection
     
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    filbie70 Valuable Member MTRCMember Partner Member 2018

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    Wow!!! Your exporter did well for you! All Indo?
     
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    tripdad Active Member

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    I'll take it!!....... Ha Ha, I wish I could make that phone call. Nice stuff.
     
  6. Living Reef Orlando

    Living Reef Orlando Active Member R2R Supporter Platinum Sponsor

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    Thanks guys!! We have amazing success with these pieces. I think we have it figured out! We have tanks where the parameters are very specific just to receive these corals. Acclimation and good water is key.
     
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    BigKid4788 Well-Known Member

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    What are those parameters you keep these in? Are those similar to where they come from or just something you found works well?
     
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    Amazing color, great job
     
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    ;Drool;Drool;Drool
     
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    watchguy123 Valuable Member R2R Supporter Photo of the Month Award

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    Each one looks like a gem. So you think they are going to keep those colors? That would be wonderful!
     
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    Living Reef Orlando Active Member R2R Supporter Platinum Sponsor

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    We keep them in pretty common parameters. Calcium and DKH close to NSW. Lower nutrients, but no carbon dosing.

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    lol Thank you

    Ill post some pics of our grow out tanks. Not only do they keep their colors, they get better!!
     
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    Living Reef Orlando Active Member R2R Supporter Platinum Sponsor

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    For everyone asking how these corals do long term...

    This is one of several of our SPS Grow Out Tanks. These corals have all been put through a insane 4 month QT before making it here. We have noticed once we get them into a stable system with good parameters they start coloring up and growing in no time. Some more Eye Candy!

    P.S. Notice the Radions have whites on too! We took this shot under a 20k spectrum.

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    Really nice acros, LRO!
     
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    Living Reef Orlando Active Member R2R Supporter Platinum Sponsor

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    I couldn't control myself lol...
    Had to to take a couple more shots! Cant wait to see what these do when I start cooking them.

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    Those are amazing shots! Have us drooling over here. Excellent work.
     
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    Living Reef Orlando Active Member R2R Supporter Platinum Sponsor

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    Thank you!

    Thanks bro!! Im over here drooling myself lol
     
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    Keep em coming....
     
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    Is that a purple stylo in the upper left hand corner? If so, it sure has super thick branches.
     
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    Living Reef Orlando Active Member R2R Supporter Platinum Sponsor

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    Yea it is! The branches are crazy thick on it. Maybe its from the high flow. Its a pain in the butt to frag lol
     
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    Being from SoCal I never have had any desire or reason to go to Orlando. I mean why go to Florida to visit amusement parks. NOW I have a reason to visit Orlando!
     
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