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Old 08-13-2019, 01:07 PM
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Holy grail micromusa

Wondering if anyone has experience with them? I love the way they look and the color combo appeals to me. My only concern is that they are in the acan family and I’ve had experience with acans losing their colors under leds and becoming a pale maroon or pale greenish blue. While others I’ve had actually got better colors under leds. I’d be putting them in one of two tanks. One I run radions and t5 and the other only radions. Any input is appreciated.
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Old 08-15-2019, 01:38 AM
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Wondering if anyone has experience with them? I love the way they look and the color combo appeals to me. My only concern is that they are in the acan family and I’ve had experience with acans losing their colors under leds and becoming a pale maroon or pale greenish blue. While others I’ve had actually got better colors under leds. I’d be putting them in one of two tanks. One I run radions and t5 and the other only radions. Any input is appreciated.
Hey man, doesnt change color whatsoever. It's one of the few acans that keep their color. The only color change I've seen is the yellow/red will get duller or brighter. Otherwise the piece is spectacular!
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Old 08-15-2019, 10:05 AM
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Lights

Chris what kind of lights do u run over yours?
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Old 08-15-2019, 10:06 AM
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Also where do u keep them in the tank? And what kind of flow are they getting? Do feed them and how often?
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Old 08-15-2019, 05:57 PM
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Also where do u keep them in the tank? And what kind of flow are they getting? Do feed them and how often?
Ati t5 and reefbrite xhos. Think 160 par at the moment but a bit shaded, pretty low pulsing flow, feed them as much as I can remember too. Prob twice every 3 weeks, with acans- they should be fed in the beginning until they take off. Then usually I'll stop feeding them
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Old 08-15-2019, 06:32 PM
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Heres a photo I just snapped quick
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Old 08-16-2019, 05:51 PM
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Like this

Yours are beautiful and I know internet pictures are always juiced. But I was hoping them to look more like this. Were yours ever like this and changed or is coloration like this an unrealistic expectation? I have seen a colony in person and remember them looking closer to this image but that could be my memory being rosier than reality.
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Old 08-16-2019, 05:53 PM
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The vibrant yellow and the powder blue are the part of the coral I love the most. And that blood red is nice too.
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