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    This started out as a tiny frag and has grown out nicely, just dunno what its called. Favites, Moon... ?



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    Hi Rakabos

    What are you using to affix your frags? It looks like a white clay.
     
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    Hi

    Its a product called Aquamend, get it from Builders warehouse. Very similar to Pratley putty
     
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    Great thank you
     
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    works well by the looks and doesnt look as fake

    setting time?
     
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    It hardens within 5minutes and is set within 30 or so.... It is specifically designed to be used under water so its perfect for frags.
     
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    thanks

    is the coral fleshy with a skeleton?
     
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    Yep. Soft and slimy to the touch, but hard skeleton beneath, so clearly LPS of some sort
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    a guess would be Big Polyp Blastomussa Coral (Blastomussa wellsi) or variation of
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Lace Blasto's was the closest i can think of
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    although now that i look at it, they look like stalkless Caulastrea spp.
     
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    Blasto indeed, googled it and looks similar, thx man. Rep added!
     
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    thanks!

    but what a find to get, free Blasto's how they look under actinic?
     
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    I got two small pieces a few months ago, this is the ugllier one of the two lol. The other one is super bright in the middle. Dunno if it is green or yellow. Will take some nice pics of both under actinic tonight. Stay tuned to channel rakabos
     
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    cool, yes nothing like a free coral, like finding a crumpled R100 note in a jacket pocket
     
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    Never said it was free, paid like R60 for the two tiny frags lol
     
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    haha, i read your "started out as a tiny frag" as if it was a LR hitchhiker...

    R60 is like for free for Blasto's
     
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    Hi

    If you want to sell it, I am looking for one of these colors to buy. Right size as well.

    Not sure if I am allow to put a "buy" offer on a ID page?
     
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    Lol, one million dollars, and no zim dollars allowed!
     
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