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  1. LPS Coral Forum
    SO, I have had my green star polyp for around 2 months now and he was thriving, out of all mt corals was the only one to start spreading, I have had my tanks running with just hermits and corals for about 3 months, last weekend i went on a small weekend trip but i had a family friend come turn...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    So last night my turbo snail knocked down my new gsp frag, and i woke up and the frag was upside down with the coral facing the sand, will my gsp be ok? It hasn't came out all morning :( i'm so scared. It was out last night and after my snailed knocked it down, it won't come out.
  3. "Soft" corals
    What do I feed my green start polyps and button polyps? The gentleman my LFS said phytoplankton ans zooplankton. Thoughts? Thanks
  4. "Soft" corals
    I received a very very small frag of a Green Star Polyp [Picture Left] and I want it to grow so it has a nice hill-like look such as the picture on the right. In order to do this... Do i need to take the star polyp off the frag base and put it on a nice round rock and wait for it to spread...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    First reef tank - 30 gallons Hey guys! I have an algae issue and I'd like your advice, but let me first tell you about my tank. (Question/pictures at the bottom) I had a friend that kinda walked me through the setup and got me started with live sand and live rock, along with some RO/DI water...
  6. "Soft" corals
    I think someone here said that GSP are like a "litmus test" or "Canary in the coal mine" indicator of the conditions in one's reef tank. This, of course, should not be considered a substitute for continuous testing, but... As my first purchase I bought 4 mushrooms (which are doing well also)...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    My gsp's have turned an ugly brown.. There is a little bright green on random stalks... But for the most part it's brown.. When new heads grown they are bright green but as they get longer turn brown. What's the reason & how do I fix it? Any help would be appreciated. Thx
  8. General Reef Discussion
    does anyone know when the green star polyps(gsp) take over an area, if you place a live rock on top of the gsp, will it try to grow on it or only grow over what's in front of it's path? Im trying to grow a large area of gsp and then place DT live rock over(on top) them. Also if anyone have...
  9. Palmetto Marine Aquarium Club
    I would be interested in the following: GSP (Green star polyps) Pulsing Xenia Green Hairy Mushrooms or other similar stuff..etc I am looking for a decent size colony on a rock not really interested in small frags. send me a description or pics with a price of what you have.
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I lost power due to storms Friday night for about 12 hours. I'm in week one of a new protein skimmer break-in period. I ran two aerators and almost everyone seemed to come out okay. Among my corals, I have a kenyan tree, buttons, zoas, mushrooms and xenias - they are all none the worse for the...
  11. "Soft" corals
    I have some new GSP that was doing excellent for the first month after i brought it home. It has now been closed for the past 2 weeks. Yesterday i saw two of the polyps open but barely. It has a lot of brown small strings coming from it. It also has two very small white stocks with 6 little...
  12. "Soft" corals
    This is my GSP growth over a one week period. In the first there is an obvious gap where the ceramic disk shows through, in the second picture taken just 7 days later, the gap is completely closed and nearly completely filled in. The third picture was taken the next day showing how it looks...
  13. "Soft" corals
    The LFS said GSP, but I'm not so sure. I'm leaning toward an encrusting gorgonian.
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Whenever I feed my tank my GSP "clenches" it's tentacles, is this normal? My LFS told me to feed it phyto-feast but then I asked TRT and you all said to not feed him and that he would get all his nutrition from zooxanthellae providing through photosynthesis. I was putting phyto-feast in...
  15. SPS Coral Forum
    hi, im new to reef aquariums to start. ive been noticing my green star polyps havent been opening and my kenya trees havent been doing very well. one kenya tree died due to my frogspawn and the other was very healthy last week and the last couple days it has been shriviling and not nearly as...
  16. "Soft" corals
    I bought a really nice looking rock with green star polyps on them. They haven't opened up since I put them in my tank though. Is that normal? Today is the second day. The zoanthids are doing fine
  17. "Soft" corals
    Hi question i had is what kind of lights are you using on your biocube for the green star polpys i have mine for couple months and they havent been spreading or extending need help please
  18. "Soft" corals
    Hey guys, Im having some problems with this coral and I was wondering if I could get some help/advice. This coral now is starting to get some bare spots on the mat. But what's confusing me is that there is some growth still happening. Also some of the polyp heads are turning brown. I have a...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    I just bought a small amount of gsp today. It has been in my tank for about 3 hours and it is still not opening. I'm just wondering if it is normal or how long it might take to open.
  20. General Reef Discussion
    OK my GSP haven't opened for a week. Everything else has been good other than my Power Compact ballast died two days ago but the polyps were closed before that. I also have a small frag of that colony in my fragtank and that is opening, so I'm not sure I dipped it in melafix last night but if...
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