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Snappy
12-11-2017, 01:56 PM
It's been quite a while since I posted anything about my tank on Canreef and I can't even find my previous thread so I thought I would start a new one.
I've had lots of ups & downs over the years and the reef is still in recovery mode but I am still at it and things seem to be moving back in the right direction.
Here's a few recent pics.

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/fts%201_zpsqy1q326q.jpg

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/misc1_zps5o78ihho.jpg

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/side%20view1_zpsl2f608d9.jpg

WarDog
12-11-2017, 02:42 PM
Ummm.. this one?

http://www.canreef.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=101608

Delphinus
12-11-2017, 04:23 PM
Tank looks great Greg!

DKoKoMan
12-12-2017, 03:10 AM
Nice looking photos! What are the dimensions on this tank? I presume it’s your 400g :biggrin:

These photos look like presents under a Christmas tree :lol:

Snappy
12-12-2017, 05:06 PM
Ummm.. this one?

http://www.canreef.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=101608
Yes that's one of them, thanks.
Tank looks great Greg!
Thanks Tony.

Nice looking photos! What are the dimensions on this tank? I presume itís your 400g :biggrin:

These photos look like presents under a Christmas tree :lol:
Yes it is my 400 - thanks. 96x36x27

Scythanith
12-12-2017, 07:09 PM
Looking decent!!

tang daddy
12-13-2017, 02:47 PM
GREAT growth Greg!

ongquang21
12-13-2017, 05:04 PM
With these experiences, I think you should write a reef instructing book combining videos. Then It'd be the best seller of the year!
I've been dumping big big bucks into this hobby but all I've done is killing the coral.
Now time to learn properly!:idea:



It's been quite a while since I posted anything about my tank on Canreef and I can't even find my previous thread so I thought I would start a new one.
I've had lots of ups & downs over the years and the reef is still in recovery mode but I am still at it and things seem to be moving back in the right direction.
Here's a few recent pics.

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/fts%201_zpsqy1q326q.jpg

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/misc1_zps5o78ihho.jpg

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/side%20view1_zpsl2f608d9.jpg

Myka
12-13-2017, 10:21 PM
Nice Greg! Which are your favorite pieces these days?

Snappy
12-15-2017, 05:30 AM
Looking decent!!
Thanks Scott

GREAT growth Greg!
Some of those big colonies have been around for several years.

With these experiences, I think you should write a reef instructing book combining videos. Then It'd be the best seller of the year!
I've been dumping big big bucks into this hobby but all I've done is killing the coral.
Now time to learn properly!:idea:
Interesting idea. :lol:

Snappy
12-15-2017, 05:44 AM
Nice Greg! Which are your favorite pieces these days?
Great question Mindy
I think this week I'll say the dragons - red, purple & green.
http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/red%20dragon1_zpsjneeyzzr.jpg

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/purple%20dragon1_zpsa1murens.jpg

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/green%20dragon%203_zpsempn0mvx.jpg

That said I like what my ponape birdnest is doing with the spooky green high lights

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/ponape%20bn1_zpswa7jbcrv.jpg
http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/ponape%20bn1%20macro_zps3vebysih.jpg

This Cyphastrea decadia is getting to be a reasonable size now so it's a fave due to sentimental value.
http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/cyphastrea%20dec1_zpswzkmebpl.jpg

Myka
12-16-2017, 10:45 AM
Oh I love the rich clear purple color of the Purple Dragon!

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Snappy
12-18-2017, 03:21 PM
Oh I love the rich clear purple color of the Purple Dragon!

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I looks better in person - the photo doesn't show the blue growth tips

Snappy
12-18-2017, 03:22 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebKO9pcr_nw

therealshark
01-05-2018, 04:41 AM
very nice Greg, looks awesome

kien
01-05-2018, 06:52 PM
Gorgeous, as usual Greg!

DKoKoMan
01-06-2018, 08:18 AM
I want your sps lol. The colors are so vibrant :biggrin:

DorySaid
01-06-2018, 08:30 AM
I looks better in person - the photo doesn't show the blue growth tips

Greg, are you back into selling frags? The one time I bought from you, you were busy with work and not so much with the tank. Just wondering if you're back into the fragging swing.

Myka
01-06-2018, 06:30 PM
Greg, are you back into selling frags? The one time I bought from you, you were busy with work and not so much with the tank. Just wondering if you're back into the fragging swing.

Oh this thread is almost certainly subtle advertising. He knows he rules. :lol:

I need that Purple Dragon. :D

Snappy
02-18-2018, 04:57 AM
very nice Greg, looks awesome
Thanks for the compliment.

Gorgeous, as usual Greg!
Thanks Kien, Had a bit of a rough patch due to time constraints but things are coming back around.

I want your sps lol. The colors are so vibrant :biggrin:
Thanks very much.

Snappy
02-18-2018, 05:07 AM
Oh this thread is almost certainly subtle advertising. He knows he rules. :lol:

Funny when I post on Reef Central I never get accused of that. :lol:
Anyway that wasn't my intention, it's just been a long time since I posted any updates.

Snappy
02-18-2018, 05:13 AM
http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/SI%20pectina%20macro_ish_zpsqcw9p73y.jpg

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/SI%20pectina_zpsj3jhhjtg.jpg

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/clowns%201_zpsnthhpt5y.jpg

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/new%20additon%202_zpskxvanoln.jpg

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/aussie%20plana1_zpsume85cqg.jpg

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/aussie%20stag1_zps8namlnmn.jpg

Snappy
02-18-2018, 05:15 AM
:mrgreen:

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/TB_hor1_zpsups1vhyt.jpg

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/Turbinaria%20bifrons_zpsqd9ojftj.jpg

Snappy
02-18-2018, 05:16 AM
http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/aussie%20tenuis_zpsryknvlje.jpg

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/extreme%20pearlessence_zpsiko5kldu.jpg

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/red%20humilis1_zpsnwlni2ak.jpg

Snappy
02-18-2018, 05:25 AM
Mindy you previously asked about my recent faves. I would say my A.samoensis is a real fave in my tank. I got a small wild colony from Fiji back in 2012 and lost it except for a tiny frag which has now grown into a nice sized colony of about 8-9 inches across. I wish I could get a better picture that really shows the bright yellow with purple tips contrast as it is very pretty.

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/samoensis%201_zpsmzh8jze9.jpg

Snappy
02-18-2018, 05:26 AM
http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/group%20shop1_zpsocbrjhzj.jpg

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h210/Trainer02/gomezi%20area_zpsvl0nqnht.jpg

DKoKoMan
02-18-2018, 09:30 AM
Awesome pieces without a doubt.

Myka
02-18-2018, 01:04 PM
Funny when I post on Reef Central I never get accused of that. :lol:
Anyway that wasn't my intention, it's just been a long time since I posted any updates.

:lol: Maybe they aren't as observant?? I certainly use your Tank Journal threads to go shopping. :D

Are you fragging that blue gomezi and the Aussie blue stag? Please add those to my email request from last night (haha), oh and the Purple Dragon. The Aussie Blue stag isn't the horrida is it? Looks like an exquisita maybe?

Mindy you previously asked about my recent faves. I would say my A.samoensis is a real fave in my tank. I got a small wild colony from Fiji back in 2012 and lost it except for a tiny frag which has now grown into a nice sized colony of about 8-9 inches across. I wish I could get a better picture that really shows the bright yellow with purple tips contrast as it is very pretty.

Yes, very nice! It never goes green on you? That would probably be green in my tank. :twised:

Snappy
02-19-2018, 06:48 AM
Awesome pieces without a doubt.

Thanks

Snappy
02-19-2018, 06:54 AM
:lol: Maybe they aren't as observant?? I certainly use your Tank Journal threads to go shopping. :D

Are you fragging that blue gomezi and the Aussie blue stag? Please add those to my email request from last night (haha), oh and the Purple Dragon. The Aussie Blue stag isn't the horrida is it? Looks like an exquisita maybe?



Yes, very nice! It never goes green on you? That would probably be green in my tank. :twised:

I am not planning to frag those any time soon sorry. I think that blue stag is A.formosa.

Ryan
04-06-2018, 03:17 AM
Yes, very nice! It never goes green on you? That would probably be green in my tank. :twised:

It went green in my tank however looking at Gregís colony over all I would attribute my coloration to higher nutrients in my tank. The tips on mine is considerably deeper and richer in color.

Actually all the frags I got from you Greg are looking fantastic. The red humilis is starting to color up nicely.

Snappy
04-06-2018, 12:25 PM
It went green in my tank however looking at Gregís colony over all I would attribute my coloration to higher nutrients in my tank. The tips on mine is considerably deeper and richer in color.

Actually all the frags I got from you Greg are looking fantastic. The red humilis is starting to color up nicely.
Glad to hear they are doing well. It was good of you guys to brave the weather and make the trip that day.