Some of my Acro Collection

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  1. coral reeftank

    coral reeftank Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    Sorry for not posting lately, I have been setting up my new system and getting it running.
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    coral reeftank Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    Here are some shots under radions

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    TGC Northern Crush



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    ORA Pearlberry
     
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    Looked at the early posts then skipped to the end. You stepped your photography game up a lot. Very nice corals.
     
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    5280Reefer Well-Known Member Build Thread Contributor

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    subbed nice sticks!!!!! love that you got these colors under leds
     
  5. coral reeftank

    coral reeftank Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    Thank you.

    Thanks, just takes a lot of practice, shooting with the macro lens really makes a big difference in photography.
     
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    slojmn Well-Known Member

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    New tank, huh? Awesome!!! Gorgeous pictures as usual.
     
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    coral reeftank Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    Thanks Alicia!

    Here is a little update

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    TGC Grim Reaper


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    RR CA Cherry Pie



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    RMF Bubbleyum



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    RR Starfire
     
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    Those are really nice, love the colors and the polyp extension .
     
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    coralseas Well-Known Member

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    I'd love to see your sump ,skimmer reactors and such! Seeing what makes these beauties grow would be great!
     
  10. Alitoo.81

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    Hi, very nice collection! love the colors. I have a question that is driving me crazy and you may help me to understand this better. Is it true that if you put a yellow, pink or red acropora under blue light it turns green with time? I know that instantly a yellow acro turns green under blue, but does it turn permanently green with time under blue?

    Also in which spectrum are you keeping your acros and under which par? Do you use any type of supplements like amino acids? or do you raise some elements more than usual? Its just we have the same setup as yours and we never get this colors lol.

    regards
     
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    Dou you still have your Joe's rainbow acro? Also what does the JKR in front of it mean?
     
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    nl5882 Well-Known Member

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    Nevermind put 2+2 together.
    (Joe Knows Reefs) I lost this quite a few years ago, I got it from Steve Tyree. It was one of the prettiest corals I've had.
     
  13. Tom Blevins

    Tom Blevins Acroholic R2R Supporter

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    Very Nice updates Hung, still my fav upload_2017-3-24_9-49-58.png
     
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    coral reeftank Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    Thanks everyone.

    My sumps are really simple, it is just my skimmer and calcium reactor. There is really nothing fancy going on down there.
    What do you mean by same setup? Same equipment? corals? tank? It is really hard to replicate tanks. I have multiple tanks and pieces change in each tank even though I use the same water and calcium reactor media.
    I keep my acros under about 15k ish with my t5s. Most acros get about 500 par, and I also dose alkalinty when I need it otherwise I do not dose anything.
     
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    Hi, sorry for my bad English. It's not my first language.

    What I meant is that I use the best products I can find, some as you and I don't have the same results. Can you please recommend me a 10 bulbs t5 combo for acroporas with 4 channels (I have PS Diuna lamp 80w x 10) and a schedule (on/off) for each channel? I think you use the same lamp on one of your tanks. I know it depends on the PAR, but usually how many hours of light your acros receive a day under t5?

    Thank you in advance and sorry for my bad English.

    Regards
     
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    coral reeftank Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    For T5 I run a 15 hour light cycle
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    7 blue plus
    2 coral plus
    1 actinic for your light.
     
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    quick update

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    This is a very unique granulosa, I haven't seen this type of morph before.


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    One of my favorite pieces. It seems similar to the pink panther, but it is an intense blood red.


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    Tyree Pinky The Bear


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    RR Olympus
     
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    Woah where did the little red nub come from? Did you see the original colony? I wonder if the red glows like that when grown under t5 or halides.
    You definatly have a nack for choosing or photographing corals that have odd hues in them. Or photographing them a certain way, the photos are so dark its very odd. I have to ask, how much time do you spend on your tanks per day? You definatly have a monster collection of expensive coral!
    Can you take a video for us? I am sure everyone would love to see this stuff in motion!
     
  19. Ennglish

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    Hey man, I've lost my R66 Merlin's Staff acropora and I'm soo bummed about it. Your mini colony is STUNNING!! I'd be willing to pay a decent amount whenever your beautiful specimen would be ready for a possible fragment :) I know what it's worth and I'd really love to have it again! Please let me know!
     
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    Quick update on a few pieces
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    TGC Flaming Avengers


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    CRT Rosebud



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    TGC Northern Crush



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    RR Epic 2



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    CRT Mango Passion



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    TGC Pink Cadillac
     
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