Coral ID ?

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    Ok, not much going on tonite and I feel MIKE is bored, so lets try work out what this coral is ?

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    Some kind of acro frag?
     
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    Possibly a montipora digitata frag, dunno, is it a soft coral, the base might suggest it is, in fact the base looks fleshy, almost worm like.
     
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    Doubt, it is soft.
     
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    Go on then tell us
     
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    I have no idea, that why i posted ;)

    It is a strange one
     
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    Is it attached to the rock?
    Can you see any form of calcerous skeleton?
    Where did you get it?
     
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    No not attached yet, still deciding if it stay in the Mantis tank or the Reef tank.

    No skeleton, definitely soft

    I got as a tanksitting gift, from a fellow reefer
     
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    Then i've no idea, give it a couple of months and it might actually look like something.
     
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    Isaurus tuberculatus, sometimes called stalked zoanthid or slank polyp coral?
     
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