ID of hammer/torch

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  1. ScottK

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    Can somebody confirm if this is a hammer/torch coral. Have been doing a little research to make sure I care for it properly and have the right placement/flow and most of the pictures I have seen look slightly different with longer tentacles.



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    That is a hammer :)
     
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    No problem! Beautiful hammer you have there!
     
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    Euphyllia Parancora- Branching hammer coral.

    Euphyllia Ancora- Hammer coral.

    Euphyllia Paraglabrescens- Branching tourch coral

    Euphyllia Glabrescens- Tourch coral

    Euphyllia Paradivisa- Branching Frogsporne coral

    Euphyllia Divisa- Frogsporne coral

    Euphyllia Paracristata- Branching Grape coral

    Euphyllia Cristata- Grape coral
     
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    Thanks. The one thing that has always confused me slightly is measuring the flow. For the Hammer it's suggested a medium/moderate flow, does this mean a gentle movement of the tentacles from side to side or slightly more than that, is there anyway to actually measure it?

    Placement is recommended as bottom, I have always had mine off the bottom towards the middle of the tank, any issue with that?
     
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    Beautiful specimen, love the color combination.

    Think the positioning would be fine, they are fairly flexible with light (as long as it is enough), the only risk with them is to strong flow, and/or liminar flow that can "rip" their heads off.

    They look especially nice with a "wave-maker".
     
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    The animal looks happy where it is. Well done
     
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