Anyone want to do a grow out contest?

Discussion in 'BAR Contests and Giveaways' started by Fish Boss, Mar 12, 2018.

  1. Fish Boss

    Fish Boss Supporting Member

    So I was just about to frag my zoas, and then I thought, “ hey, I have about 30 heads, and the stalks are about an inch long, so it would be easy to frag single heads!” If you guys want to do a grow out contest, just let me. I was thinking if no one know the name to these, we should give them a name to keep track of lineage. Or not lol. I was thinking something along the lines of greyhounds or something E24F5F43-8C6F-412D-8970-E1CC18F2D0FA.jpeg
     
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  2. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Webmaster

    im in line for this.
     
  3. Fish Boss

    Fish Boss Supporting Member

    I could frag them like a week out from the swap or so, so they would be very fresh, or I could frag them now. Never done a grow out before, I’m not sure how it would work if I fragged them now and some grew more heads
     
  4. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Webmaster

    gather number of people who's interested, and set a time to pick up the frags, so you can plan out ahead after all the logistic before.
     
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  5. coral4me

    coral4me Supporting Member

    Count me in.


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  6. Kremis

    Kremis Supporting Member

    im in, if you need to be supporting member ill for sure have it paid by the swap just running low on funds right now
     
  7. Fish Boss

    Fish Boss Supporting Member

    Should we do a $5 Buy in, or free and winner gets bragging rights?
     
  8. jorahx4

    jorahx4 Supporting Member

    I’m in!!


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  9. daddio

    daddio Supporting Member

    I am in!
     
  10. Peter B

    Peter B Supporting Member

    I'm in
     
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  11. NanoCrazed

    NanoCrazed Supporting Member

  12. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    I’m not doing another zoa grow out contest. My tank has been over run by those Mohawks. :) Whose idea was that one? I should invite them over to frag them up to get them out of my tank.
     
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  13. RandyC

    RandyC Supporting Member

    Uhhhhh....it was @Bruce Spiegelman? Yeah, that's what I'm sticking to. It was Bruce. I would never start anything that stupid. Really. Never. Wasn't me.
     
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  14. daddio

    daddio Supporting Member

    We could do the zoa grow out and an acro grow out?
     
  15. RandyC

    RandyC Supporting Member

    Hard to judge acro growth. What constitutes better growth? Encrustation? Vertical growth? Usually has to do something with countable polyps or eyes like a zoa, chalice, micromusa lord, favia....something along those lines.
     
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  16. Not me. If I was going to suggest a coral for a grow-out it would be one of these babies:
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  17. jorahx4

    jorahx4 Supporting Member

    what is that?
     
  18. It's a black coral.
     
  19. Cheedo

    Cheedo Supporting Member

    Count me in.

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  20. Fish Boss

    Fish Boss Supporting Member

    Alright so it looks like as of right now I will need 9 frags. We’ll just do a bragging rights contest, no entry fee, I will frag the Zoas 1 week out from the frag swap, and will bring them to the swap. If someone would like to join, but isn’t going to the swap, pm me, we can work something out. I’m thinking the contest will go until December or so. I’ll make the official grow out contest page when everyone gets their zoas
     
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