Propagation of Scolymia Australis Now with feeding images...weird stuff

Discussion in 'Propagation' started by fishez4alivin, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. Feeding
    I placed mysis on it's feeder tentacles, and a little piece dropped in front of the cut.
    I noticed its guts started to come out a bit, and watched as it grabbed this piece...blurred, but its a whole mysis shrimp
    The coral then surrounded the piece of shrimp in its intestines..I think thats what it is....
    And in a few minutes, it dissolved/disappeared inside the mass
    within 5 minutes it had tucked itself back inside
    Now thats cool!
  2. iani

    iani Guest

    Very cool Craig. The half I got is doing great still as well.
  3. Lyn

    Lyn Guest

    Interesting in a morbid sort of way... :~ :D Looks like it could be the next model for a horror show too. :O
  4. bookfish

    bookfish Guest

    I definitely think this would make a good article. LMK when you guys are ready!!
  5. All tucked up and ready for the next time
  6. Borderjumper

    Borderjumper Guest

    Any updates? I find this topic very interesting! Thanks in advance :)
  7. adolfo425

    adolfo425 Guest

    This is a sweet idea and very brave to do it on a scoly so nice in color.
  8. I just noticed it has formed a new mouth, and surprisingly its rotated 90 degrees from where it was originally. We cut it splitting the mouth lengthwise, instead of across. Check it out....its hungry...
    that tissue is fully joined, so its a functioning mouth.
  9. Raddogz

    Raddogz Guest

    Looking nice!

    I would like to progress pics on this one.
  10. Just noticed the bleeding apple has a new mouth too
    Munching on mysis, using that newly formed mouth
  11. Elite

    Elite Guest

    so cool.. great job man..
  12. Lyn

    Lyn Guest

    Really cool guys!
  13. I got better pictures after i brought the corals to my new display, surprisingly, the cut has totally healed and has generated new skeleton where the guts used to be exposed.
  14. iani

    iani Guest

    some shots

  15. Elite

    Elite Guest

    that is one clean cut 8) ..
  16. tonggao

    tonggao Guest

    Time to cut again :D.
  17. A_Lee

    A_Lee Guest

    Wow awesome job!
  18. Roc

    Roc Guest

    wow with the progress pics this looks really incredible, thanks for sharing guys
  19. Rick778

    Rick778 Guest

    Awesome pictures Ian!

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