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  1. LPS Coral Forum
    Hello. Yesterday I bought an open brain coral at my local fish store. I came home and I noticed that it had a small area which was not covered in flesh (dead spot?) as seen in the picture (top middle of the coral). When I saw him at the fish store, the brain coral was inflated and puffed which...
  2. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hi All- need some ID help please! We noticed this small mass on our meat coral over the past week, who otherwise is happy and healthy. Then I noticed our open brain coral, who hasn't been as happy lately, has a similar mass. Tonight I noticed the small mass has changed position on our meat...
  3. LPS Coral Forum
    Why is this dude kinda white? It was like this when I got it last week. Do you think it's naturally this color, it's on the bottom of the tank, I got 4 t5s and a 75 gallon
  4. Open Brain Coral Addition

    Open Brain Coral Addition

  5. LPS Coral Forum
    I just fed phyto and zooplankton, is this normal behavior? This is my first open brain and it seems pretty healthy if you ask me.
  6. General Reef Discussion
    So my open brain is completely puffed up during the day except for one spot. The spot the does not inflate has a mouth that it keeps slightly open. It almost looks like its setting a trap for food to crawl in or something. Is this normal? Is there anything I can do to get that section to...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I have not seen my open brain open up for about a week now. I have been having some difficulties with some what I think is cyano the last couple weeks and so have been blowing the rocks off and cleaning the tank often so maybe its been bumped a couple of times but today it seems to be looking...
  8. LPS Coral Forum
    Hi guys. I have a question on Tracyphyllia spp open/close behaviour. Mine stays open for a week or two then goes into a closed mode for like a week and then everything repeats. Other corals/poypls look like they are going to explode. Mushrooms, buttons, bubbles, flowerpot, torches, zoas look...
  9. LPS Coral Forum
    Heres a pic of my trachypyllia, all fat and happy... :D
  10. General Reef Discussion
    ok so my first thoughst was that this was an open brain but im not sure http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLi2xdspqa8&list=UUEkAKcXsJ1IOGT4jLMjPyyQ&index=1&feature=plcp
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Do open brain corals breach in too high light or too low light? I have one which is bleaching so i moved it to higher light to prevent it from bleaching further or am i making it worse?. Thanks, Harvey
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys I had an awesome open brain. It had some problems, but it was sweet. I want to know where I can find one with this coloration again. I assume they are expensive but once I find a place to get one with the same bright vibrant colors I will save my pennies. I LOVE the yellows and reds...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    here's a coupe new goodies from the LFS... first is an open brain coral...maybe a lobo open brain? the base of the coral is flat, not conical, so i'm a little unsure...chime in it is super colorful, with blue, pink, orange red, purple & a blue/green... a CD placed for size comparison it has...
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