FREE Dragon's Breath Macroalgae

Discussion in 'Pay It Forward' started by DEATH BY SNU SNU, Sep 1, 2017.

  1. DEATH BY SNU SNU

    DEATH BY SNU SNU Supporting Member

    Hi all,

    I bought some Dragon's Breath macroalgae because it is absolutely gorgeous. BUT it's getting outcompeted by my Chaeto. So I'm offering it for free to Supporting Members to try to revive it. Pickup in Hayward

    (If you have extra softy corals to offer, I would greatly appreciate it)
     
  2. roostertech

    roostertech reef noob

    Hah I experienced the same. I tried to grow them out in the fuge as my fish love to eat them. But chaeto just choke it all up.
     
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  3. DEATH BY SNU SNU

    DEATH BY SNU SNU Supporting Member

    Exactemundo! Thanks for sharing, confirming my suspicions!!! Wish I knew this before I forked out so much $$$ for it!!!
     
  4. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    I could probably let it be in my skimmer section. Where are you located?
     
  5. DEATH BY SNU SNU

    DEATH BY SNU SNU Supporting Member

  6. DEATH BY SNU SNU

    DEATH BY SNU SNU Supporting Member

    Did it just turn clear and melt for you??
     
  7. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Supporting Member

    You can grow it in your DT without having your chaetos chocking then, I had it in my frag tank and it got out of control and I tossed it into sump and let it die.


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  8. DEATH BY SNU SNU

    DEATH BY SNU SNU Supporting Member

    lol! you killed it on purpose? did you know people are willing to pay 25 dollars for a small pinch of it?
     
  9. DEATH BY SNU SNU

    DEATH BY SNU SNU Supporting Member

    btw can't do it in the dt because tangs eat it up
     
  10. DEATH BY SNU SNU

    DEATH BY SNU SNU Supporting Member

    Yea it loses it's red color, turns translucent, and then melts away......:(
     
  11. roostertech

    roostertech reef noob

    I have some in the DT, whenever it grow out enough to be visible, some body (either tang or foxface) would come shave it down to the rock.
     
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  12. DEATH BY SNU SNU

    DEATH BY SNU SNU Supporting Member

    At least you have the skills to grow it!!!
     
  13. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    Maybe I can get some from you at the swap if it's still alive.
     
  14. DEATH BY SNU SNU

    DEATH BY SNU SNU Supporting Member

    You got it buddy...I will try to keep it alive
     
  15. dpc goes west

    dpc goes west Supporting Member

    I'll take a piece if you still have some left over
     
  16. DEATH BY SNU SNU

    DEATH BY SNU SNU Supporting Member

    you got it!
     
  17. DEATH BY SNU SNU

    DEATH BY SNU SNU Supporting Member

    I just realized why my red algae died...I just saw a video from Julian Sprung that said the red algaes need iodide and bromide supplementation in order for them to thrive!
     
  18. DEATH BY SNU SNU

    DEATH BY SNU SNU Supporting Member

    More free DRagon's Breath..come pick up in hayward
     

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