Seeking a few good mili's

Discussion in 'Coral' started by Newjack, Jul 23, 2017.

  1. Newjack

    Newjack Supporting Member

    Do you have a sweet looking milipora in your collection? Maybe, you have a colony that's getting big? The pieces don't have to be "super rare" or have a crazy break the bank price tag. I'm just looking for a few nice colored frags or mini colonies. Odds are, if you think it's nice looking. then it would be nice to me too.
    I know there is a pretty good chance someone in our club must have some to frag.
    I'm willing to buy the frags, but the BAR membership brotherhood would be even better. o_O
  2. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Webmaster

    How’s this one? [​IMG]

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  3. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer President

    Is that a milieopora? Looks like a geeen slimer...
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  4. Ibn

    Ibn Supporting Member

    I concur. It looks more like a green slimer, A. yongei, than a milli.

    Growing 5 different variations of milleporas at the moment, but none are at the fragging size. DTW is selling a 5 pack of millis on RC at the moment which is a pretty good deal.

    If you're looking for a better deal, then you're gonna have to go through the $10/20 bins at some place like Neptune. I've seen a variety of wild millis there including sunsets, bubblegum, and blue/purples.
    Last edited: Jul 24, 2017
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  5. Newjack

    Newjack Supporting Member

    yes i agree with ALL of you. @ashburn2k frag didn't really look like milipora to me. (but i wasn't gonna second quess him till others chimed in)
    And YES, I did see DTP posting on RCenttal. That's actually why i posted this. It was very tempting to buy his pack. But, I figured i would ask BAR members if they had any growing out of control, and were ready to frag. I always like to look within our club first.
  6. Wlachnit

    Wlachnit Vice President

    Just saw DTW's tank yesterday. Super clean healthy tank and his coral frags are very healthy.

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  7. Here ya go....
  8. Ibn

    Ibn Supporting Member

    So, part of his pack includes the Copps' 24k millipora. For reference, Copps charges $100 for a 1" frag of that piece, so that should put things in perspective.

    I'm limited in space so I usually am pretty picky with what goes in the tank and stays in there. I usually pick up a few millis from the $10 bins and see how well they color up. Sunsets are pretty common in Neptune's tank and I don't really like the colors from them so I've given them away in the past. Here's some of the ones that I've found recently or kept from the $10 bins.

    For the named pieces, I would start out with the following: Copps' 24k, AquaSD rainbow, snipersps bubblegum, and the sapphire (Palmer's blue).
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  9. Newjack

    Newjack Supporting Member

    wow those are some "prized" finds.
    thanks everyone for the input. Let me see if I can talk my other half into purchasing the mili frag pack from DivingTW.
    Although, I might be broke after buying @Bruce Spiegelman pack. :(
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  10. Ibn

    Ibn Supporting Member

    Hmm, couldn't post pics earlier for some reason.

    CRC Aussie gold. $10 frag.

    BC Aussie gold. Freebie from a previous order.

    This is an RR milli. Got it from a buddy so not sure how much it costs. Bleached and finally picking some colors up. The mother has an orange base with white tipped polyps.

    Purple that's slowly showing pinks. $10 frag.

    Rainbow. Needs to grow. $10 frag.
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  11. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer President

    Love Millie's! Hoping to find some at the coral farmers market or the swap.
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  12. yellojello

    yellojello Supporting Member

    I got a mille from Golden Basket and WWC at the last coral farmers market. Golden Basket has very nice ones that I follow on Facebook.

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