[Grow-out Contest]: Greyhound Zoa

Discussion in 'BAR Contests and Giveaways' started by Fish Boss, Apr 10, 2018.

  1. Fish Boss

    Fish Boss Supporting Member

    So I bought this colony from diablo corals ~ a couple of months ago, I’m pretty sure it is a no-name zoa so I named it Greyhound so it can have a common name. If someone knows the common name, we can change it. This coral might be a paly, when fragging it I noticed it had a small shell piece attached to the tissue, and some grains of sand. Has longer stalks, seems like 1 inch max, most are slightly shorter. Medium/large size polyp.

    Rules:
    This will be a free contest, any supporting member may join, I will be bringing the frags to the swap. You must post 1 picture a month for growth, with the last day of every month being the deadline. Everyone will get one “cheat month”. If you miss the posting deadline twice, you are disqualified. Whoever has the most polyps by December, or first to 20 polyps, will be the winner.

    Only new polyps count towards total amount. X= 1 missed month, XX= disqualified

    Fish boss: 0P
    Ashburn2k: 0P
    Cheedo: 0P
    NelsonCh: 0P
    Kremis: 0P

    Colony pic prior to fragging, blues off
    1048809E-0E0C-4C92-B8F5-7B036D001AC8.jpeg 088D6DB1-93C2-45D1-8B44-017DAF0D9A96.jpeg moved them to a different container, so they were slightly closed up. The super light/bright one looked dead when I bought it, but it is still alive. I won’t be fragging that part. These have lost some of the green middle, so now they have more grey. It will be interesting to see how they color up in everyone else’s tank
     
    Last edited: Apr 16, 2018 at 8:32 PM
  2. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Webmaster

    I see what you mean, will pm you instead.


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  3. Fish Boss

    Fish Boss Supporting Member

    I hope that everyone who wanted join got a frag. Here’s my first pic! 000E08FD-C0CD-40D1-AEAA-46931963632E.jpeg
     
  4. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Webmaster

    Here’s mine, it’s tiny [​IMG]


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  5. jorahx4

    jorahx4 Supporting Member

    dang! i forgot to get one=[
     
  6. Cheedo

    Cheedo Supporting Member

    Here is mine...[​IMG]

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  7. NelsonCh

    NelsonCh Supporting Member

    [​IMG]

    I put too much microalgae in my tank and now its everywhere haha. The coral love it though.


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  8. Kremis

    Kremis Supporting Member

  9. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    You put micro algae in? I use macro algae (chaetomorpha) but not micro algae. What did you put in?
     
  10. Fish Boss

    Fish Boss Supporting Member

    Think he means “phytoplankton”
     
  11. NelsonCh

    NelsonCh Supporting Member

    [​IMG]

    Yeah this stuff


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  12. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Webmaster

    you target feed right?
     
  13. NelsonCh

    NelsonCh Supporting Member

    Yeah


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  14. Vhuang168

    Vhuang168 Supporting Member

    You target feed phytoplankton?

    To what!?!


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  15. NelsonCh

    NelsonCh Supporting Member

    Tried it on my rainbow zoa and green frogspawn. They swelled up after and I got scared. But after a few hours they went back to normal and have grown a lot. I put too much in the tank recently and it got my tank all green haha.


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  16. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    Ahhh, yes, I guess that is microalgae.
     

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