Pink eyed turquoise favia

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  1. screebo

    screebo Guest

    Nice frags for you..........remember that favia such as this extend sweepers about 2 1/2 to 3 inches and will sting other coral. This one came from O.T. a while back, likes medium current and lighting but is tolerant of various conditions. It's very hearty and was just sawed yesterday. Delivered to the December BAR meeting or p/u in San Carlos. First come, first serve..........Happy Holidays to All!
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  2. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics Supporting Member

    looks like the brown out specials I got when they were closing, they actually got that same coloration too, I was quite pleased.
     
  3. eldiablosrt8

    eldiablosrt8 Sponsor

  4. Gonzo

    Gonzo Guest

    OT here: What is the name of that acan looking coral directly behind the 2nd frag from the left? It is the one with the red center and bluish trim...
     
  5. screebo

    screebo Guest

    You are right, Mike. They were pretty pale and even with low placement in the tank colored up great with that nice turquoise with pinkie eyes and famous texture.

    Frag #1: eldiablosrt8, Jess
    Frag #2: scuba71, Monzer
    Frag #3: Coral reefer, Mike
    Frag #4: Orion, Gus
     
  6. screebo

    screebo Guest

    That's the oldest acan in my tank. Red/Orange center with teal/turquoise perimeter. Purchased from Ocean Treasures early in 2009, I placed it in a 12 gallon JBJ Nanocube. It moved to a 20 gal grow out tank while I was working on getting my current tank up and running. I've sawed it in half just once and awarded some non-DBTC frags to BAR members. Like most acans, it does not suffer much trauma from sawing except it does slow new growth for about 6 months. It's going through a pretty good expansion right now with many new heads lining up the along the bottom row. It sits on a very low pedestal that on infrequently pick up and brush. It's color shifts a bit when it fully expands. Cool coral. Click on the thumbnail for full size image from my archives:
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  7. sfboarders

    sfboarders Guest

    It's called "red center blue trim acan." :p
     
  8. screebo

    screebo Guest

    a current shot of this "old timer" looking nice. Click on thumbnail for full size image
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  9. ryanjiang

    ryanjiang Guest

    Another nice DBTC & sweet ACAN John. I hope I have space in the tank.
     
  10. screebo

    screebo Guest

    Ryan,
    Scroll up to see the favia on this thread. The acan is an interloper and thread highjacker. Poor favia! lol
    There's still two frags of the favia left and we're leaving the acan alone for now. heheheheh
     
  11. screebo

    screebo Guest

    Good to see you, Monzer. Enjoy watching your favia color up and start spreading! :)
     
  12. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer President

    Down for the favia at meeting
     
  13. screebo

    screebo Guest

    Frag numero 3 goes to Mike at the Meeting. One left.......... :quest:
     
  14. Orion

    Orion Guest

    John
    I would like a frag of the favia if there is any left.
    Thanks a lot
     
  15. screebo

    screebo Guest

    Number Four and final to Gus. Good deal, see you at the Dec meeting?

    Thanks everyone, a great start to a new chain. :beer:
     
  16. screebo

    screebo Guest

    Good to see all of you today. Happy Holidays. :)
     

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