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How long does it usually take for you mushrooms to mount to rubble in the cups. I just got some orange Yuma’s and I have them in a cup with some plugs hoping they will attach
 
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How long does it usually take for you mushrooms to mount to rubble in the cups. I just got some orange Yuma’s and I have them in a cup with some plugs hoping they will attach
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not that long, maybe 3-6 days depending on the shroom itself. The trick is it needs SOME flow, but obviously not too much. If given zero flow, they will detach and sometimes melt within the cups. Ideally you would poke some holes into the cups to allow a little extra flow.

Otherwise, most of them go into cups AFTER they've been attached to a frag plug or rubble.
 

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Oh sorry, I missed this!

not that long, maybe 3-6 days depending on the shroom itself. The trick is it needs SOME flow, but obviously not too much. If given zero flow, they will detach and sometimes melt within the cups. Ideally you would poke some holes into the cups to allow a little extra flow.

Otherwise, most of them go into cups AFTER they've been attached to a frag plug or rubble.
Thanks my tank has a lot of flow so the shrooms were swirling around in the cup a bit. They have now settled down and it looks like they attached to the rubble I put in there. Going to let them settle in and then I’ll attach them where I want in the tank
 
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Just a few pictures of a few corals I've been testing the water with. A few nice pieces but things look good so it's safe for now!

Legendary Corals Insano Bounce -- Bounces along ridge and will start to bounce up under higher light



Pectinia Space Invader


Red St. Thomas (uncolored, 3"+)


Red St. Thomas, Colored-ish, 1.25"


Powerhead knocked a cup of recently cut zoas over and they landed in a little garden


Tester Acan before I put in the goodies


Tester Favites before I put in the goodies


@gcarroll super rare special infinity avenger ironman godbow acan


One of my favorite SPS pieces right now.


PC Rainbow


PC Superman


Unnamed lil guy that's promising.
 

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Having problems with a few pics... not sure why. Too bad! Maybe I'll give a mobile upload a shot

Trying again. This little gem.

Fantastic. Your taste in coral is mind blowing. Happy to hear the dino troubles have passed and you are ready for more stocking up. :)

Best wishes going forward.
 
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Crack-a-lackin man :D I see you pestering everyone for frags though ;) better not hold pics back from us!!
Fantastic. Your taste in coral is mind blowing. Happy to he as r the dino troubles have passed and your are ready for more stocking up. :)

Best wishes going forward.
Hey @SneakyTortuga was the one who suggested trades. And I'm always bugging bubbaque and FarmerTy haha.

Otherwise, Just getting back my own corals one at a time! Well... Like half a dozen at a time actually.
 
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Wow, those are pretty.
Even your frag rack is pretty too.
The rack will be full quickly again.
Yep, everything is at a few friends houses. The things on the rack now will be tossed to other tanks except one or two frags. Mostly it's just tester junk on the frag racks right now.
 
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Gotcha.

Which zoas may I ask? With your current collection, I had to ask which zoas u keep
JF Bloodshots
BigR Space Chaos
GB Buttkissers
Vampires
Vampire Slayers
CAR
CB Moneyshots
CK Bowsers
RRU Pink Diamonds
WWC Space Monsters
 

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JF Bloodshots
BigR Space Chaos
GB Buttkissers
Vampires
Vampire Slayers
CAR
CB Moneyshots
CK Bowsers
RRU Pink Diamonds
WWC Space Monsters
Taking pic requests? :D

I'd love to see your bowsers.
 

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So some interesting news... I'm starting up a grow out frag tank. Definitely excited lol.
A grow out frag tank?
Meaning you will let frags actually grow?
 
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Taking pic requests? :D

I'd love to see your bowsers.
They're at my friends house still haha



A grow out frag tank?
Meaning you will let frags actually grow?
Just a bit! It's an 8x2x1 frag tank that will house nothing but high end SPS. It'll be awhile to get some of them to grow out, but it's a pretty nice start.
 

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