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Here's my update. The base is forming but not a lot of growth. Color is nothing to write home about, but it's not white, so that's good.

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Mine has mostly covered the plug, has great PE, and has good color. Hopefully it will start growing taller, now that it has covered the plug.

 

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Encrusting the plug around the base, color is holding up but not much growth upwards. Sorry for the crappy pics my helper isn't home tonight

 

 

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Last chance for January, entry ends tonight!

Does anyone still have that different color to the inner ring of the upper coralite? I don't see it in mine any more :(

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Last chance for January, entry ends tonight!

Does anyone still have that different color to the inner ring of the upper coralite? I don't see it in mine any more :(

yes, at least it did this weekend when I left. Mine is kind of a green. I think....it's hard to tell....

 

 

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I'm out, flesh came off with a gentle blow front a pipette. :(

 

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That's bummer. Anything else in the tank RTN on you? Or just this tenuis? Edited by Lexinverts

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I've had a little STN on one other frag, I haven't worried much because that part is shadowed.

 

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Sorry about the bad luck LC, once mine grows out I am sure  we can work out a trade. Also a reminder that the post date is coming up. Mine is just bulking out and pumping up for the finale.

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Just got back into town last night! Here's my submission! It's still alive!

 

 

 

Good job!  Not sure when, but mine RTN'd at some point.  Work is so busy tank is not getting the love right now.

 

Sigh, I am out... again!

 

You all rock, when am I going to master this art of keeping SPS?

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Good job!  Not sure when, but mine RTN'd at some point.  Work is so busy tank is not getting the love right now.

 

Sigh, I am out... again!

 

You all rock, when am I going to master this art of keeping SPS?

 

 

I can't give you advice Jeremy, rtn even happens to the best sps keepers. I just do weekly water changes am not doing any dosing , testing and just simply roll the dice. :) Sorry to hear you lost your frag. 

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I can't give you advice Jeremy, rtn even happens to the best sps keepers. I just do weekly water changes am not doing any dosing , testing and just simply roll the dice. :) Sorry to hear you lost your frag. 

 

It's all good, I sure enjoy the growouts and the sharing of info.

 

Roy and JR live close, they are helping me get things rolling in the right direction.  Nice having a couple of masters close by...

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Here's my update. The update is that nothing has changed. Not one ioda. Well the base might have spread a tiny of an inch, but that's it. However, I may be down, but I'm not out!

 

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Mine is doing well but has not grown much at all just spreading out on the plug. Will post a pic in the next few days.

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Good job!  Not sure when, but mine RTN'd at some point.  Work is so busy tank is not getting the love right now.

 

Sigh, I am out... again!

 

You all rock, when am I going to master this art of keeping SPS?

 

That's a bummer, Jeremy.

 

I'm out of town this week, so who knows what I will find in my tank when I return. Keeping my fingers crossed!

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That's a bummer, Jeremy.

 

I'm out of town this week, so who knows what I will find in my tank when I return. Keeping my fingers crossed!

 

Ah, thanks man, it happens I suppose.  

 

On closer inspection a huge colony of oxide zoas were pushed up against it.  The wp-60s blow them around sometimes.  Wondering if they stung it and it started the TN.  I didn't even notice until too late.  It's too bad because it was getting all round and thick, was shaping up to be a nice piece.

 

Will definitely watch this thread to see who wins and what it looks like in the end.

 

My fingers are crossed for you as well, never fun to leave a reef tank for a week!

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Well it is not growing up :unsure: just out......still 5/8s tall and well last months shot IMG_1357.jpg

 

 

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Well I'm out, mine has been reduced to a skeleton over about a weeks time. No major swings in tank params. Something sure didn't agree with it though

 

 

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