BACFM Plunder

Discussion in 'Other Reef Talk' started by Gomer, May 11, 2008.

  1. alve

    alve Guest

    On the other side sorry to hear you lost several frags as well. That sucks with everyone loosing so many corals.
     
  2. seminolecpa

    seminolecpa Past President

    Tell me it wasn't the Rasta Echino......

    My ultimate efflo is well on its way to being out. Still hanging in there but is doesn't look good. The acroberry I got is also likely a lost cause though I do still see some polyps. Lesson learned. Never buy fresh cut frags. Expensive lesson though. Did anyone get a frag of that ultimate efflo that did make it?
     
  3. hooked

    hooked Guest

    it didnt get the rasta , thank god !


    if a cat eats coral you think I can frag the cat ? ;)
     
  4. iani

    iani Guest

    Here is my dead piece, I asked greg if he wanted me to shoot him a picture. This is what I am sending him.
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  5. seminolecpa

    seminolecpa Past President

    Mine looks way beter then that still has a decent amount of tissue but the tips are rtning pretty quickly...just not that quickly.
     
  6. hooked

    hooked Guest

    thats what mine looks like to .
     
  7. seminolecpa

    seminolecpa Past President

    damn it now I have to take a pic
     
  8. iani

    iani Guest

    haha don't be lazy.
     
  9. seminolecpa

    seminolecpa Past President

    ok here is the carnage so far

    Efflo {as you can see I have tried to chop the heck out of the stning tips to save it]

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    Acro "not looking so"berry "well"

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  10. seminolecpa

    seminolecpa Past President

    Sad to think that mine might be the best looking one of them left. That was one stunning efflo.
     
  11. Gomer

    Gomer Honorary Member

    Ya...totally blows how so many were lost. I'm not sure who was whispering in my ear but some how I managed not to get anything from that tank (although I wanted to so bad)
     
  12. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics Supporting Member

    was greg chopping up the original colony right there? or where these chopped earlier, then driven up from SoCal?
     
  13. Gomer

    Gomer Honorary Member

    He chopped up at least the Ultimate Efflo and Pot of Gold Favia on the spot with a dremel as people requested a frag of a given size. Maybe more forals but I saw those take place. The rest seemed to be fragged either before I walked in that moring or before earlier that day/night before. Right when he put the frags into the display tank, they slimed like mad.
     
  14. tuberider

    tuberider Guest

    Most of them were chopped then driven up from SoCal. One of the disturbing things I saw was most of the vendors pouring the water form their transport containers into their tanks, a big no no.
     
  15. Gomer

    Gomer Honorary Member

    I don't know what exactly Richard did, but his tank was pristine compared to most and all my frags came home and are in exceptional health still.
     
  16. seminolecpa

    seminolecpa Past President

    Suprisingly as cloudy as Todd's tank got toward the end, every coral I go from him is doing fine. the efflo and the pot o gold were cut as a large chunk with some pre cut spaces at the base, then cut up on site.
     
  17. Gomer

    Gomer Honorary Member

    My frogspawn from Todd's tank is also doing wonderful :) My wife loves that piece
     
  18. GreshamH

    GreshamH Guest

    [quote author=Gomer link=topic=3699.msg43099#msg43099 date=1210691206]
    He chopped up at least the Ultimate Efflo and Pot of Gold Favia on the spot with a dremel as people requested a frag of a given size. Maybe more forals but I saw those take place. The rest seemed to be fragged either before I walked in that moring or before earlier that day/night before. Right when he put the frags into the display tank, they slimed like mad.
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    Like Jeremy said, all but those two where fragged on friday and driven up saturday from what I understand.

    It's quite common for tanks to be cloudy at these events and it usually doesn't mean death like it did this time around for some.
     
  19. iani

    iani Guest

    Yup, I'm confident we will all be taken care of. Greg said to pm him back in a month to see if he has enough growth to frag again.
     
  20. seminolecpa

    seminolecpa Past President

    Ian should I let him know as well or did you let him know that several of us were having issues? Just don't wnat to bomb him if unnecessary.
     

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