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The final four have posted! We will declare the winners after some comparisons of beginning and end frags.

In the meanwhile you might want to start thinking about some goniopora nick names.

 

TPA Purple Dreadlocks Goniopora if I win the right to name it. :fingerscrossed:

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Well my purple blob is still kicking to.......I was just to lazy to post pics......

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Sorry about the suspense, I wanted to have two sets of eyes for judging, it was a close call here. Since we are going for amount of growth in the form of coverage from first entry compared to last the placing will be as follows.

 

1st place goes to Kenshin

 

2nd place winner Lexinvers

 

3rd place taken by HigherThinking

 

4th place would be Eclipse522

 

Congratulations to the winners and a big Thank You for all who participated.

 

I will contact the victors here and see about possibly getting the spoils out to the September meeting.

This was the first goniopora grow out I have been a part of and for being uncharted territory to me, it turned out alright... I think.

 

So lets hear those catchy nick names for a Beautiful Purple Goniopora imported by The Premium Aquarium!

I think I might go for purple dreadlocks over purple blob Spectra.

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Youcallmenny, send me a pm. I have green star polyps and fade to blue. I can cut you big

pieces.

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Oh i have gsp aplenty, thank you. I was just imagining the satisfaction of peeling a huge mat like that away. /derail

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Sorry about the suspense, I wanted to have two sets of eyes for judging, it was a close call here. Since we are going for amount of growth in the form of coverage from first entry compared to last the placing will be as follows.

 

1st place goes to Kenshin

 

2nd place winner Lexinvers

 

3rd place taken by HigherThinking

 

4th place would be Eclipse522

 

Congratulations to the winners and a big Thank You for all who participated.

 

I will contact the victors here and see about possibly getting the spoils out to the September meeting.

This was the first goniopora grow out I have been a part of and for being uncharted territory to me, it turned out alright... I think.

 

So lets hear those catchy nick names for a Beautiful Purple Goniopora imported by The Premium Aquarium!

I think I might go for purple dreadlocks over purple blob Spectra.

 

Thanks again for doing this Robert! This growout was lots of fun. Hopefully we can keep this purple goni lineage going. It's a looker!

 

I'm going to choose the Zoa Pack.

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Sorry about the suspense, I wanted to have two sets of eyes for judging, it was a close call here. Since we are going for amount of growth in the form of coverage from first entry compared to last the placing will be as follows.

 

1st place goes to Kenshin

 

2nd place winner Lexinvers

 

3rd place taken by HigherThinking

 

4th place would be Eclipse522

 

Congratulations to the winners and a big Thank You for all who participated.

 

I will contact the victors here and see about possibly getting the spoils out to the September meeting.

This was the first goniopora grow out I have been a part of and for being uncharted territory to me, it turned out alright... I think.

 

So lets hear those catchy nick names for a Beautiful Purple Goniopora imported by The Premium Aquarium!

I think I might go for purple dreadlocks over purple blob Spectra.

Ohhhhh snap! I made it on the podium. You know I'm super stoked for an SPS frag pack! I forgot there were prizes for 2nd and 3rd so I didn't expect anything. I guess sheer survival merits reward. :)

 

Thanks Robert, you the man!

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I will get you your frag pack during the September meeting if thats cool with you, and once again congratulations to everyone who participated and had their specimen live...To the others, better luck next time yeah, this hobby can be harsh at times.

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Kenish can you post your final tank parameters? Alk,cal,etc? Even though I have been out because mine was not doing well I ended up with it being happy and growing. With good extension and new polyps. Always looking happy other than when my shrimp mostest it.

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Who still have their purple goni? It's one of my slowest growing goni but still pretty nice.

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Mine did really well for months, then suddenly melted away. Actually, the melting was a slow process that took months, but I say suddenly b/c it went from extremely healthy to rarely opening and having dull color in a short time. It hung on looking icky for a while, then died. I replaced it with a similar looking goni that's doing well, although I have to say I've yet to see any purple goni with color as vivid as I'd like. 

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I gave mine to Salty Pickle.........it was doing great in my 40 but tore the tank down so it needed a new home.

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