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sergio bazain - 2012-07-21
Love the torch but haven't had good luck with mine -  it won't expand like in the lfs. When I bought it I've moved it a few times and nothing my water parameters are good all my other corals are doing good. Don't know what to do anymore need some help?

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    Animal-World info on Purple Bush Sea Fan
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    renee - 2009-08-24
    I have had my purple with yellow flowers gorgonian like the one pictured for about 2 years. It is in excellent condition and has grown fantastic in halide lighting with a nice, moderate flow. It requires phytoplankton and a steady base. Most people sink these in the sand and they did. The base requires adheration to a rock, and preferably to the side, and it will do well in good lighting in a tank where phyto is fed.

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    jacoc - 2011-03-19
    "Its interior becomes blue due the coral's ability to extract iron from surrounding water into a blue salt that is deposited onto the skeleton."

    Please in captivity where would this coral get iron from..?


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      Animal-World info on Pink-Tipped Anemone
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      Adam Wuesthoff - 2012-05-18
      We have a pink-tipped anemone at our business. I am not the one who takes care of the two tanks we have, however, I am trying to help find out what would cause it to move up the side of the tank, almost to the top. It almost looks as if it is upside down. We are not sure that there is even a problem. But if it is, then we would like to resolve it as quickly as possible. Thank you for any help that you could give us.

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      • Jeremy Roche - 2012-05-18
        They move all over the place. Not an issue.
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      Animal-World info on Metallic Blue Mushroom
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      karl b. myers - 2012-09-08
      Is a beautifal mushroom but does not thrive in well maintained reef aquarium

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      alaica parker - 2006-12-22
      This is a very interesting coral and it is magnificent in my reef tank. It seems to be very easy to care for and it looks astonishing, it is one that I recommend for the home aquarium.

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      ben - 2006-03-23
      This is a weed in a well maintained reef, esp with metal halide. Not a good coral choice in my opinion. It can be nearly impossible to remove once it over grows the rock...and it will over grow. Stick with zooanthids, anthelia is ALMOST as bad. Xenia is a better choice, but it would be best to avoid all three.

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      Jonathan Peyton - 2012-08-26
      Great Page ! What an in-dept description of our beautiful new coral. Thanks so much, especially for the crab info...for some reason two of my red leg hermits jumped on the frag the minute it went in...

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      nick - 2012-05-03
      I've have gsp for a long time now and noticed they are not extending like they used to any reason to it?

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      • Jeremy Roche - 2012-05-03
        Normally expansion problems have to do with poor water movement.
      • nick - 2012-05-18
        how long do they take to get back to normal right now they are barely even extended
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      Animal-World info on Crocea Clams
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      Felix Adi - 2012-04-20
      I love all kinds of giant clams, croceas are gorgeous.
      Thanks for the article.

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      • Charlie Roche - 2012-04-20
        You are welcome - enjoy
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