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Dustin Franckey - 2006-09-07
I bought a small piece of green star with about 10 polyps on it. I bought it about a month and a half ago and now I have almost doubled the amount of polyps and it's already starting to encrust the rock I put it on. Gave me confidence as this is my 1st addition for my reef tank.

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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 Green Star Polyps
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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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    Stephanie - 2010-06-04
    I wish I had one ;-)

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    • Anonymous - 2011-11-25
      I have been growing this species for roughly 7 years, it started about the size of a quarter and has grown over 20 inches tall and 25 inches wide. Often overlooked cuz of its color but gives a reef tank a beautiful natural look.
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    saltypaul - 2011-02-01
    This coral is very easy to take care of, it grows really fast and is easy to frag.

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    Reefman101 - 2007-09-09
    I got a tiny little piece from a freind, I mean small maybe two polyps on it. Now it is overgrowing the rocks in a couple of spots, grows really fast. It's gnarley looking too!

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