ID Needed please

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  1. Zandy

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    Hi all i collected this when we were last at the coast. So it's local. Just wondered what it's name is please?

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  3. 459b

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    Look like button polyps or Protopalythoas
     
  4. Zandy

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    Thank you thought so too !!
     
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    zoanthids... closed up eating...
     
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  6. JamesHunter

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    look like the local button polyps
     
  7. Gerhard DP

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    Mine does what yours do when they get to much light.
     
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    sulking button polyps.
     
  9. Zandy

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    They look much better now in fact, but yeah was sulking for a few weeks after i brought them back from KZN
     
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    Palythoa (some sources say Protopalythoa) nelliae. Most common zoanthid in KZN. Kinda needs intense lighting to do really well.
     
  11. Zandy

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    @Lord Blackadder thank you... will move him higher up in the tank for the light.
     
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