Your top 3-5 frags from Battle Corals

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  1. Abhishek

    Abhishek Valuable Member R2R Supporter Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award

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    Does anyone have Pink Famingo, angelica and gilligan from Adam ? Wanted to know how slow did they grow , where are your frags placed and how they doing ?
    My gilligan and angelica are colored pretty well but pink flamingo is kind of brown still.. Hoping it would turn someday

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    There's a few Angelicas out there I know but not many. She may be the finest piece in my entire collection!
     
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    Husker Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    I got a pink flamingo recently and it was pretty brown, so I started it on the bottom. It is still really low but has gotten really pale. I'm hoping it comes back, because it looks like it has some cool potential. I'd love to hear about placement and see colonies, as well.
     
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    No doubt about it. Even at half inch size, you can see green at the bottom and the top half is red unlike anything I have ever seen. Its seems to be pretty slow growing as its just dormant in its spot but holding colors well.
    Same as gilligan !!! Although it has started encrusting finally !

    My pink flamingo is now pale but encrusting . It shows hints of blue at the tips but I think we have to be very very patient with this one to show the beauty its capable of .
    I have mine in lower PAR of around 150-200 while angelica and gilligan are in higher PAR of 350-400.

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    Abhishek
     
  5. Husker

    Husker Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    I haven't measured the PAR of my tank, but it is 6" from the bottom of a 24" deep tank with a 6 bulb ATI T5 (+ LEDs) is hung about 12" above the water. I can't imagine it being more than 200 PAR. I think I made the right choice not putting it any higher. It does seem like the ones that take a while to get color are worth the wait. My Vivid Rainbow looked brown for about 5 months and then exploded with color (before I killed it).
     
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    My favorite is
    BC SHIPITTOCANADA
    Very hot every canadian reefer wants it.
     
  7. cumbeje

    cumbeje Active Member R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    My 700 gallon is just 6 months in I need to look at ordering some frags from battle corals. This thread is very helpful.
     
  8. moseley75

    moseley75 Active Member Build Thread Contributor

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    You can't possibly go wrong ordering from Battlecorals. A good way is to send Adam a pm and tell him how much you want to spend and about what you are looking for as far as color or type and he'll pick out some great ones for you.
    We received our first Battlebox today and we were totally amazed at how well he did for us as far as value and selection are concerned. The corals are all healthy. Some have begun to encrust.
     
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    Husker Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    I figured out my problem with the Pink Flamingo. I got a few frags from a local a few weeks ago and Bayer dipped them. I woke up yesterday morning to find several of those frags covered in bugs, and one of them was really close to the Pink Flamingo. The pink flamingo has a few bugs as well. I'm sure they came form this local guy's tank judging by the number of bugs on these. Several of the frags from him are really pale with numerous bugs. I just tossed the ones that were really covered to prevent the spread. I currently have no benthic feeders in the tank, but have an H. chrysus coming on Friday. I'm hoping he can take care of them without throwing going through a chemical or dipping regimen.
     
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    What color bugs
     
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    Husker Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    They are pretty dark and are crawling all over. I blew them off with a turkey aster hoping the fish would eat them (and hoping I didn't just spread them worse). I also have a billion copepods all over because of a large refugium and nothing that eats them. However, all the copepods on the glass and rock are white/translucent.
     
  12. skaner31311

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    anyone have more :)
     
  13. Velcro

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    Bleeding tree albro
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    Fleshdunce
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    Twilight Dragon


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    ATL shades of fall? (that's what was on the bag.. confirm?) and JF fox flame
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    The Honeycomb is quickly becoming an all time favorite for me. Just gets better and better and better

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    Sorry for the crap photo
     
  15. happyhourhero

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    Nice! How long have you had it?
     
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    Yep. Definitely the shades. Those are all looking really good!
     
  17. swk

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    Jeez, I can't remember when @Battlecorals sent me this....it was soon after it was out of qt? Is that correct adam?
     
  18. Velcro

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    Thanks! My OP from you was mad at me for a bit there when the dinos came back, but it's coming back strong.

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    Doublepost :(
     
  20. greenhorn reefer

    greenhorn reefer Well-Known Member CTARS Member

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    Why is your rock so colorful?
     
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