2 coral ID's needed

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  1. Johan van Aardt

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    guys i know there is zoanthids on here but what are the other two corals

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    Very difficult to tell from the shot, but the ones on the right might be a little octocoral sometimes called Sansibae locally PolypIDFAQs

    The one on the left could be anything from a Favia to a Stichodactyla tapetum, so you'll have to get a better shot.
     
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    Johan van Aardt

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    will try get better shot only put them in today so tomorrow should be better to take a shot.
     
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    Johan van Aardt

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    i hope this pic is a bit better, the other coral is a very small goniopora

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    they look like Acanthastrea to me
     
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    Johan van Aardt

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    thanx guys i thought it will be one of those,just not sure which i guess ill have to wait till it grows bigger
     
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    The 1 on the left looks like a Blastomusso.
     

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