Got some new SPS!

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  1. crabs_mcjones

    crabs_mcjones I'm shi-nay! R2R Supporter Reef Squad Leader R2R Excellence Award Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor

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    I don't own a fancy high dollar camera, but after picking up this new acropora from Matt @BoomCorals I almost want to just to share with you guys the color of it. It's called Booms Blueberry Stag, and it's got a dark blue color with a purple hugh to it, and the new growth spots are a light blue. It's gorgeous and a great addition to my tank. Thanks Matt!!
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    You’re welcome and happy new year! And yea it’s a tough coral to get a picture of for sure. I may have to try some different things to get a picture as close to the eye as possible.
     
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    mtraylor Valuable Member R2R Supporter

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    looks good
     
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    Very nice !!!
     
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    Very nice! Nothing like a super blue acro to draw the eye in! Nice size frag!
     
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    @crabs_mcjones Email me the original pic and I'll see if I can clean it up in PS for you. I'll pm u my email
     
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    I also picked up this one from him. It's called sunrise millepora, and it's an orange with slight pink color and new growth is yellow. Beautiful coral which again cannot be captured by camera.
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    Another shot of the blueberry
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    Haha the millie is mad he had to drive home in sub zero weather. :p Polyps should be back out tomorrow though.
     
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    I just got done moving him when I took this picture, he started coming out a little bit before that, I'll take some pics tomorrow when they're not so upset with me. And I agree, darn Wisconsin below 0 weather!
     
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    Here are the edits. Not sure if they are any better but I'll email you the full size ones back

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    And did the Milli too

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    crabs_mcjones I'm shi-nay! R2R Supporter Reef Squad Leader R2R Excellence Award Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor

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    These definitely look better, true to what they look like in person. Thank you @Fudsey !!
     
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    Great looking pieces there!
     
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    Nice job on the phone pic edits!
     
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    Sweet frags or more like mini colonies!
     
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    @BoomCorals Here's a picture of the Sunset today, he's out and happy :)

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    I constantly browse boom corals site wishing the temp would warm up! I just don't trust USPS getting my corals to me in -1 degree weather :( My very first order from him was extremely impressive!
     
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    I use fedex. And I won’t ship if the temps are too low. :)
     
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    Looking good, nice score! I would encourage you to move them 8"-10" apart or more. You will find as they grow, they will immediately start competing with one another for space.
     
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    Thank you. I will see what I can do
     
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    Great looking corals!
     
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