coral ID

Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by brendanpre, 26 Jun 2010.

  1. brendanpre

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    Hi can anyone Id this coral? To the right of the red one(Gorgonian?) there is what looked like a black mark on the rock. When it went into the tank tiny pinky orange polyps started emerging.


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    Can't remember what it's called, but quite common.
     
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    Any more info, care, requirements, etc?
     
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    Could it be a Fungia?
     
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    Are you lazy after the weekend Justin?:peroni:
     
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    Sorry okes - but I MUST be getting old. Or I need to scratch my glasses out. I cannot see what you are referring to, Brendan?
     
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    I know, really crap photo!!! If you divide the photo into thirds both ways where the lines cross at the top right is a black lump looking thing with very blurry pinky-orangey polyps. In real life it is only about 1cm big.
     
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    Ah ok - THAT thingy, Brendan. At this stage, it is ANYONE's guess at what coral it could be. Have you perhaps tried touching it lightly? To see what the consistency is? Is it hard? Soft? Spongy? Slimy?
     
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    I have no idea dude, I recon you just leave it to grow on it's own - seeing as though you just spotted it at random on the rock and didn't specifficaly buy it, pretty good chance it is another of the filter feeding family. Don't worry about it really - good chance it will grow on it's own without any specal care
     
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    Rock hard. It feels like a dead coral skeleton......
     
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