Anemone identification? Please help

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    Hi, can someone please help me to identify this anemone I got from my dad, and also if you know whether clownfish will host? Thanks! :)
     
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    Here's the pic :)

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    it looks like it could be an aggregating anemone although i could be very wrong so please dont take my word for it, but if it is your clowns wont use it as a host, how big is it and is it possible to get another pic or two? :)
     
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    Where did your dad get it? Locally collected? Or imported?
     
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    Locally collected, Umdloti I think...
     
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    Clownfish will not host in it.
    Rock anemone, you get them in various colours
     
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    Ohk cool :) Thanks!
     
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    Just be careful bud the rock anemones we get are a lot more aggresive than your typical bought species.
    When i started marines I used to collect that exact same species and I had numerous fish get eaten by them, as well as shrimps!
    Honestly not worth keeping... sorry:blush:
     
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    Lol...thanx Brent that's good to know :p I'll keep a very close eye on it ;)
     
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