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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I love watching this behavior and just wanted to share. My blue sided wrasse and one spot foxface peacefully take turns rubbing their bellies on an anthelia coral. Sorry for the low quality video but my phone camera doesn't handle the led lights well. http://youtu.be/I8kdQwYfGyE
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I have a couple of ID's for you guys today :P About a month ago I went to my lfs and bought some red mushrooms before I left for vacation for a month. When I left the rock was covered in algae and the only thing that was visible was the mushrooms and 2 happy little hitchhiking polyps. When I...
  3. "Soft" corals
    I was told that these are two different kinds of Xenia, however now I'm thinking otherwise. I know the right is a Pulsing Xenia but when researching the other I didn't find any Xeniidae that really looked like this. Upon further research I'm led to believe the left is an anthelia. It may not be...
  4. TCMAS
    Hi, I have several frags I'd like to sell. I'm located in Saint Paul. I tried to guess prices for some of these, so if they seem unreasonable, please let me know (even if you're not interested in buying). 2" tall/1.5-2" wide bright green frogspawn single head-$20 Mounted on base rock 3"...
  5. "Soft" corals
    So I stopped by my LFS after work this morning to get some RO water and look at some corals because I believe my tank was ready for its first coral( I have never kept corals before). Although the girl there was very helpfully I don't think she had any idea what she was talking about. So with...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Ok I think my anthelia is dying. Not crushed over it but curious as to why or what is happening to it. Pieces of the polyps bleach or go white and then it eventually just floats away. I also have a kenya tree that looks terrible but it just dropped about 12 branches. Any thoughts.
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Ok. so I bought this frag at the lfs and he said it was blue clove, but now I'm looking at it I believe it blue anthelia. I have a colony of anthelia that is flesh toned and much taller, both have similar polyps but the blue is much shorter and nearly tripled in quantity. Anyway take a look and...
  8. "Soft" corals
    so i cant grow xenia. and im taking it as a good thing. but i really like it. so maybe ill try to cover my sand bed in Anthelia (waving hand) but i have heard that its much like xenia, and i feel it will just melt away. plus i dont like the fact of how much it grows. maybe ill get a little frag...
  9. "Soft" corals
    I have read that they are hard to care for but generally everyone i speak with says no its easy and it grows like a weed. But i am not one of the fortunate ones that it just grows for. in facts mine is melting down. first three days it was happy and then just progressively worse. i have given it...
  10. "Soft" corals
    My local reef club's frag swap was this past weekend and I picked up some pink anthelia and blue snowflakes. I'm new to the hobby and wanted to get some advice on how best to keep these. My tank is a 29 gallon (30" long by 18" tall) with a single 65 watt PC 50/50 bulb (upgrade coming in a few...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I'm new to the hobby and have a couple groups of anthelia polyps. They look healthy and are growing, but the are so feathery the look like stalks with hair. They look nothing like they did when I got them. Is this normal? should I change something?
  12. General Reef Discussion
    What does it look like? I was considering buying some, but i'm wondering if it is really blue? Anyone have some who could share a pic? It is listed as an anthelia in the description, so i assume it would ship well and not pulse...
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    Anthelia polyps in the wavemaker
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