Brain coral ID

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  1. King_Triton

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    Hi guys,

    Got this brain coral yesterday and wanted to know the scientific name so I could read up on proper requirements. Thanks.

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    No one?
     
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    My guess , Pectinia
     
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    Thanks for the reply Steven. Google favia sp. And let me know what u think. I was leaning more towards that based on the shape
     
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    +1 for Pectinia
     
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    so its not a brain its SPS :)
     
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    Lol, I just got to Google again, yeah u guess so. Thought it might have been a weird brain coral. Does it have any special requirements? Polyps are quiet large for a sps coral.
     
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    Cool. Thanks Dallas, when I saw the tentacles last night I thought it was a lps coral. We learn every day:)
     
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