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Lost that one, you guys have no idea what I went through with dinos. I messed up big time with not taking photos/videos of actually how bad it was. Both my tanks would almost flood daily just from the blackness built up on my overflow.

I defeated a horrible case of dinos in 5 days. Shut off all daylight bulbs, and just ran 2 blue+ along with reebrites for 3 days. Felt socks changed daily, and wet skim straight to the drain.

Fast forward about 3 weeks, I lost
Rainbow envy frag
Jf city slicker
Ska jackpot
Budgie (gotten eaten from the coral next to it

Now I never really loose anything, if somethings unhealthy, it doesn't grow. But at that time I made a million changes. Calcium reactor, interceptor, more cured rock, second UV. Do I think it was the dinos, not certain. But clogging mesh socks and overflow teeth every single day couldn't have been a good thing. My tank smelt like someone died until I started wet skimming.
I'm right in that spot right now. I'm running radions makes me wonder if I should try all blues for a bit.
 
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I'm right in that spot right now. I'm running radions makes me wonder if I should try all blues for a bit.
I really think the blue light only is what actually made it go away.
 
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I dont take many different angle photos of my tank. I have a hard time with the t5s reflecting off the surface, anyone know any hacks to get better shots of stuff?
 
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Pulling some crazy colors man!
 
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Is the first one an echinata or similar? I'll be curious to see what it looks like grown out.
I and some others believe it's a speciosa. I'll have to find a colony photo of it online. Super pretty unique piece for sure
 
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I have to start getting colony photos of all my stuff. There's so much I never updated, lost a few, some are monster colony's. I got tons of new pieces in the last year. If you guys can tell the only time I really have to get on is late night. Anyways, I'm home for weeks. Were all home together and well make the best of it. Stay healthy my friends!
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vivid blueberry blast
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my gem I never took photos of. Had him for months now
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Rrusa shenanigans aka poto evil queen
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Cut half the blue off my mighty max favia to reset. Glued some red into the blue so well see if I can get it to swirl.
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Shane's gummy bear
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Wild piece with some dead barnacles
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jf wedding crasher
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this was one of the sickest mari tenuis I've seen. Prop going to die but has blue polyps.
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you cant really tell but this was a dark dark purple granulosa. The encrustment was green polyps are pink and is getting some yellow at the tips
 
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