Coral ID Please

Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by CarlosF, 12 Jan 2013.

  1. CarlosF

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    hi guys i bought this coral today but not sure what it is. does someone know..

    they said its an sps some kind of encrusting monti..

    it has a hard body but does look some what like a chalice..

    any advice would be appreciated

    thanks

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    Not Zoa's. it looks more like an chalice to me. Maybe @irieivan can assist!
     
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    also thought that but it seems to be very hard
     
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  7. CarlosF

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    i thought so, i was really hoping that it was a encrusting monti..

    pitty
     
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    Why Pitty Chalices are so much nicer and more valuable (in the states)
     
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    Definately a chalice , and encrusting monti would have polyps,many time diferent colour to plate :p
     
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    Are those red perhaps polyps? ... Seems 2 look so wen I zoom a bit???
     
  11. CarlosF

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    no polyps its part of the body so monti is out
     
  12. CarlosF

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    true true.. Lfs sold it too me as a super man monti which i was doubting from the start
     
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