Clown and Coral

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  1. Warr7207

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    Will my Pom-Pom coral be OK with a Clown fish living in it ?
     
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    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    What's a Pom Pom coral?
     
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    prob pincushion
     
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    You guys all call it a Torch, I think
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    That looks like a plate coral.
     
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    Bit of a tough one: Euphyllia - Torch, Hammer etc. or Heliofungia - Plate

    I have seen Heliofungia named platecoral but also Fungia, Cycloseris and Zoopilius.

    You tell me which one it is :thumbup:
     
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    I'll say it is Fungia, Euphylia is more branching.

    Rather wait for someone more experienced to say what it is.
     
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    BTW my clownfish live in my branching Frogspawn(Euphylia Paradivisia) witout any problems, and i know someone on the forum whose clownfish live in a simillar coral than yours.
     
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    thanks for the info:thumbup:
     
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    my clown that hosts in my frogspawn makes a mess of it,the tentacles of the frogspawn tend to come loose and sting my SPS at times from my observation
     
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    Hi Warr - Definitely a HelioFungia..... or: Long-tentacled Plate Coral.....
     
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    Totally agree and the clowns love it, just scared one the coral eats one of my clown
     
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    Don't worry - those corals won't "eat" your nemo's - only nemmies could do that - IF the nemo's were sick - then they "lose" their chemical protection - then nemmie feasts..... Corals - no....
     
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    Forgot about the chemicals, but that heliofungia has a big "mouth", I reckon if a dead clown (small) lay down there, it just may try eat it
     
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    Hahaha - it might try - but I still doubt it... I know - my fungia too have a decent sized mouth - you should see it when I feed it! wow!
     
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