LF Oregon tort

Discussion in 'Buy, Sell, Trade' started by Edgar Sandoval, Feb 26, 2018.

  1. Edgar Sandoval

    Edgar Sandoval Supporting Member

    Anyone here has some Oregon tort for sale?


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  2. RandyC

    RandyC Supporting Member

    tfp from RC sells Oregon tort. I got a piece from him a few weeks ago. He comes down to the Bay once a month or so.
     
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  3. Ranjib Dey

    Ranjib Dey Webmaster

    I am interested in this one as well. @Edgar Sandoval , keep us posted if you do get one,
     
  4. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

    I have one that's encrusting but be some time before I can frag it


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  5. RandyC

    RandyC Supporting Member

    Oregon torts are supposed to be real slow growers. Unless someone in BAR has a colony that's fraggable, gonna be a long while.


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  6. Ranjib Dey

    Ranjib Dey Webmaster

    Are they hard to keep as well?
    I am still beginner with sps. I have only recently able to keep acros. The slowest one in my 29G is red dragon. Couple of other tenius and milli are all growing faster relatively
     
  7. Edgar Sandoval

    Edgar Sandoval Supporting Member

    Found one already. Will pick it up this week


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  8. No harder than most Acros, but slow, slow growers.
     
  9. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    If you can keep a red dragon you should do fine with an Oregon tort.
     
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  10. Vhuang168

    Vhuang168 Supporting Member

    You mean the sps living on borrowed time?

    Oregon Tort is much heartier than Red Dragon. But as others have mentioned, a very slow grower.


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  11. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    I’ve wondered if since it’s a deep water coral it prefers more subdued blue light.
     
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  12. Wlachnit

    Wlachnit Vice President

    Very slow grower for me as well. Mine is about 8” from top with Kessils and T5.


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  13. dswong01

    dswong01 Supporting Member

    It’s a Slow grower but very pretty bright blue color
     
  14. Ibn

    Ibn Supporting Member

    Definitely a slower growing sps relative to other sps.

    Original frag acquired on 7/23/16.
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    Which I accidentally broke a tip off on 8/10/16 after moving it to a spot that I prefer.
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    Tried gluing it back on, but my clumsy hands broke off the same tip off less than a day later...
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    Eventually just glued the broken tip down and forgot about it. Not sure what triggered it, but the growth tip went on a growth spurt. Here it is ~5 months later on 1/4/17.
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    3 months later, on 4/4/17. Tip that was broken off was actually growing faster than the original frag that it had fallen off from and was now larger.
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    One month later, on 5/8/17, I redid the rocks and decided to mount both pieces next to each other.
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    7/14/17. Frag of the frag continued to outgrow the original. Both pieces were fused at the base by this point.
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    10/19/17. Still outgrowing original...
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  15. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Webmaster

    Eric, your photos and the progress photos never cease to amaze me. did you mention it somewhere on the forum how you took your reef photos? the stuff you use and how you do it with the lighting etc?
     
  16. daddio

    daddio Supporting Member

    A pic. of what we believe is our Oregon Tort. Peter found it growing on some live rock we picked up from @scuzy in May. It was the size of a match head.
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  17. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

    That's a calitort as it has some green polyps I have a few of the mother colony


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  18. daddio

    daddio Supporting Member

    Thanks for the clarification!
     
  19. Ranjib Dey

    Ranjib Dey Webmaster

    Gorgeous
     

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