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  1. WarrenElvis

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    Hi Guys try to search on the net, to no avail, these are growing on my live rock and just wanted to know if good or bad, thanks
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    looks like a goniopora sp
     
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    Cool thanks @dallasg , would go along those lines, they dont extend but the have grown since i first put my live rock in at initial setup. The 1st pic any ideas, also has grown since beginning
     
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    the same, beehive skeleton with polyps to me is goniopora
     
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    it looks a allot to me like a galaxy coral....
     
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    First one Two Oceans calls Plesiastrea, though I'm not so sure. Often shows up on Kenya LR and it's pretty common in northern KZN. Skeleton is nearly identical to Goniopora, but it doesn't have stalked polyps.

    Second is most like Galaxea astreata.
     
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    agree with Blackadder
     
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    thanks :) learnt something
     

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