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Hey Biggles. What are your top 3 favorite species of SPS and what is your bottom 2?
Hi mate, i would say echinata, milli's and any of the deilicate branching tables. I don't really like stags or any thick branching species even though there are some stunners commonly available.

How long has this been cooking?
I've only had the piece 2 months now i think but it's encrusting well and the colors are setting nicely so far. This is a piece i cut off and placed in a higher light spot back when i first got the branch. I always take at least one big frag off a new branch and give it more or less light than what i think will be best just in case the acro disagrees with my assessment. Pic taken today.

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This is what the piece looked like after one week in my tank i think from memory. And yes, i stuck a hammer onto an acro - space is tight..........

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So you can see how some of my pieces started out. The acro is still coloring up so it will probably be another month or two before the long term look is set in regards to pigments and where they show. It's already been named ' Flaming Galah ' by a good mate of mine lol.

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Bill, No clue honestly. Mine does not have green polyps. Yours More like a sushrooni. But who knows in this hobby anymore lol
 

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Bill, No clue honestly. Mine does not have green polyps. Yours More like a sushrooni. But who knows in this hobby anymore lol
Thanks I will see how it grows out ,yours is a lovely piece and i was hoping it may be one.
 

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You have a colony shot of that orange piece? So pretty
I only have the original wild branch pic my LFS took when it arrived sorry. He shared 3 frags with myself and two others to back it up for him and then lost the rest a month later when he had a few issues with the frag system. The first frag will be going back to my LFS for his new store SPS display.

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A stump that i was given from a cut up wild piece. I like stumps over tip frags as they turn into colonies much quicker.

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The parent stump donator..........

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