Corals Eating Pellets (time lapse)

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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajB6lA4Ljc0"]candycane - YouTube[/ame]

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCIL9ZzBa_A[/ame]

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yk-IWM6DY5A[/ame]

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSaM-6dDnMU[/ame]

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-blAgaJOrEs[/ame]

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u74ue4duO4E[/ame]

    Not a eating video but pretty cool nonetheless (imo)
    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSIViRJ3TGU[/ame]

    Post your cool time lapse stuff!
     
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    one more - not time lapsed though

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5-NMIB9mSo]Sun Corals eating Blood Worms - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    Way cool
     
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    Awesome! I need to use pellets for my Blastos and Candy. What kind?
     
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    i would recommend taking it easy - especially with the candy - once/twice a week at most. Good sunlight is what they really need.

    As for the pellets i use new life spectrum marine pellets but anything with a high protein content will suffice (vs. pellets with a high seaweed content).
     
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    OK...so how the hell do you get the pellets onto the coral? They're TINY!
     
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    i have these small long clear tubes that i use to guide the pellets onto the corals. i think most lfs will sell them.
     
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    I got a few into the Blastos. Very cool!

    Thanks, Noy!
     
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    Big K: cool - you should do your own time lapse!

    Another one time lapse of sun corals opening up in FTS

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xctw5RUavJo"]Sun Corals Expanding FTS - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    More Time Lapse
    Corals Eating Live Brine Shrimp

    Tubeastrea (Sun Coral)
    - notice how effective and sticky the nematocysts are in catching brine
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNn9Hxs-h5o"]Tubeastrea Eating Adult Brine Shrimp MVI5943 - YouTube[/ame]

    Tubeastrea (Black Sun Coral)
    - there is one brine which is fighting for its life trying to escape
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjRumggrvsk"]Black Sun Coral eating Brine Shrimp - YouTube[/ame]

    Duncan
    - the nematocyst are nowhere as effective as the sun corals
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VI56w5dnPFw"]Duncan Coral Eating Live Brine Shrimp - YouTube[/ame]

    Dendro
    - probably the most effective
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NVs7m8JliOE"]Dendro Coral Eating Live Brine Shrimp - YouTube[/ame]

    Duncan (Green)
    - larger colony uses bulk to envelop brine
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUHav13-G_o"]Green Duncan Coral Eating Live Brine Shrimp - YouTube[/ame]
     
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