Jump to content


Picture of the Month - Mysis-eating Cyphastrea by D805 (Juan) - December 2017

  • Please log in to reply
3 replies to this topic

#1 Origami


    WAMAS President

  • Officer
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 17,970 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:SW of Leesburg, S of Hamilton, VA
  • Interests:Scuba, reefkeeping

Posted 13 December 2017 - 10:54 AM

It's been years since we named a Picture of the Month. We've had plenty of great pictures from the community, so I know that we have a lot of pretty decent photographers and tanks with some great color or other interesting stuff happening for subject matter. So, why not get started again?


Like many of you, I recently came across a thread with a picture that just struck me as interesting. Member D805 (Juan) posted this picture of his Cyphastrea (LPS) consuming a mysis shrimp. A moment in time. A meal consumed. Life in motion.


So, let's do it. Let's call it Picture of the Month and maybe use this opportunity as inspiration to resurrect this long-dormant feature.


Congratulations, Juan! Cool pic!




Main tank: 210g display (mostly SPS), 50g custom NAGA-built frag, 20g & 15g aux. tanks, and 100g Rubbermaid sump. Three Ecotech Radion XR30W's (G3) for main tank lighting. Four Ecotech Vortech MP40WQDs and 2 Maxspect 250 Gyres for flow. GSA Custom 12 modified with 2 Waveline DC6000 pumps, Avast media reactors running carbon & GFO (sometimes), Avast Vibe reactor running biopellets, Deltec KM500 Kalk Stirrer, Korallin C4002 Calcium Reactor modded with internal pH probe, Avast ozone reactor (decommissioned), Reeflo Dart main pump.

Why join WAMAS? Here's one hobbyist's testimonial.

Please support our club sponsors whenever you can. Please support your LFS and realize that your support can help them, you, and future hobbyists that may find their start in the hobby locally.

#2 YHSublime


    WAMAS Membership Director

  • Officer
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 13,928 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Arlington, Virginia (Ballston)
  • Interests:Nature, Water, Aquariums, Jeeps, Food, Cooking, Non-Profits, laughing, gross national happiness.

Posted 13 December 2017 - 11:54 AM

Cool! Congrats! Sweet photo!

Lieutenant Dan got me invested in some kind of fruit company. So then I got a call from him, saying we don't have to worry about money no more. And I said, that's good! One less thing.

#3 gmerek2


    Legendary Reefer

  • WAMAS Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,948 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:frederick
  • Interests:mens hockey, paramedic, bay boating

Posted 13 December 2017 - 02:29 PM

Nice shot! Biting off more than it can chew lol

#4 D805



  • WAMAS Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 115 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Fredericksburg, Va

Posted 14 December 2017 - 09:12 AM

Thank you for choosing my photo. When I first saw it I thought it was just some sand that I might of kicked up when I was feeding the tank. When I took a closer look I realized it was the mysis I had been feeding. I figured I should snap a pic. This guy was sure hungry.

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users