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Postby rolandgelo » Wed Apr 13, 2011 9:19 pm

Hello reefers...may I just ask your opinion about these corals? particularly the Echinopyllia branch of the species...I've read that they are one of the "easier" sps to take care of...sino na po may experience in caring for them? do they need pristine water quality and a mature tank? pwede ba sa 4month old tank ko? TIA
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Re: Chalice

Postby rolandgelo » Wed Apr 13, 2011 9:53 pm

ay LPS pala un! hehe sorry wrong forum na...thanks for the info bro...ok naman lahat ng parameters ko except for nitrates...still at 10-15ppm...can't wrestle it down to 0 even after adding chaeto :lol:
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Re: Chalice

Postby rolandgelo » Thu Apr 14, 2011 1:12 am

quick question, do i have to do supplementary feeding for them or will fish poop and pods suffice?
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Re: Chalice

Postby shandy_say » Thu Apr 14, 2011 8:14 am

No need to do supplemental feeding but they will take in food as well. Ive tried feeding Marine+ to my chalice before and seen them eat already. But IME, suffient lighting and excellent water parameters will be enough to keep them thriving. Keep in mind lang that chalice corals are an aggressive species and will kill or damage any other coral that they come in contact with.
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Re: Chalice

Postby rolandgelo » Thu Apr 14, 2011 9:41 am

I see,thank you for the input sit.. will they do ok in 15ppm nitrates? how much space should I place between them and other corals...Im planning to get this one Image
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Re: Chalice

Postby shandy_say » Thu Apr 14, 2011 9:53 am

maybe atleast 2-3 inches away from other corals.

As for nitrates, well they are pretty tolerant of high no3 but still try to get your no3 lower.
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Re: Chalice

Postby rolandgelo » Thu Apr 14, 2011 9:56 am

ok thank you very much.. :) muka naman bang healthy ung specimen? i don't know how to judge LPS by their looks kasi
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Re: Chalice

Postby shandy_say » Thu Apr 14, 2011 10:00 am

IMHO it looks damaged on the sides and kinda pale. So it might need better water conditions and stronger lighting to recover fully.
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Re: Chalice

Postby rolandgelo » Thu Apr 14, 2011 10:38 am

got it...will my odyssea quads be ok for them? oo mejo mataas kasi ata nitrates at the LFS when I saw this kasi their anemone just died :lol: ..I hope I can help it recover if I buy it
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Re: Chalice

Postby blackwidow » Thu Apr 14, 2011 10:40 am

My extra ata ako dito na challice. I can give it to you if you want bro. Green at orange dot nya.
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Re: Chalice

Postby shandy_say » Thu Apr 14, 2011 10:41 am

4 t5s should suffice.
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Re: Chalice

Postby rolandgelo » Thu Apr 14, 2011 10:51 am

blackwidow wrote:My extra ata ako dito na challice. I can give it to you if you want bro. Green at orange dot nya.


wow! hehe...eh di ang dami ko nag frags sau sir? hehehe nice..syempre hindi ako hihindi sa high quality corals mo..mukang hindi matutuloy pagbaba ko this week sir..kelan ka makakaakyat? (hehe excited)

shandy_say wrote:4 t5s should suffice.


thank you sir..pinagiisipan ko pa kung kunin ko kasi medyo steep ang price hehe
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Re: Chalice

Postby shandy_say » Thu Apr 14, 2011 11:15 am

How much daw?
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Re: Chalice

Postby blackwidow » Thu Apr 14, 2011 11:29 am

Wla pa ako sched bro kung kailan ako akyat pag my meeting ulit dyan.
Bro shandy dito around 150 up diba and depends on the color at lagay nya.
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Re: Chalice

Postby rolandgelo » Thu Apr 14, 2011 8:06 pm

shandy_say wrote:How much daw?

basta sir mas mahal sa 150..hahah :lol:

blackwidow wrote:Wla pa ako sched bro kung kailan ako akyat pag my meeting ulit dyan.
Bro shandy dito around 150 up diba and depends on the color at lagay nya.

ah ok...sana magkameeting na..haha
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