ID please and update pics

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    Hey guys just wanted to ask if anyone knows what this is and share some updated pics, taken with a cell phone so sorry to all the Canon what-what picture people
     
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    It's a pin cushion.
     
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    Sorry that was my confused clown thinks a leather coral is an anemone. Here is the squidgy thing that I can't ID DSC00122-1.jpg
     
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    Here are some pics of the tank 1 week after the move. DSC00115.jpg DSC00116.jpg DSC00117.jpg
     
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    can't get a better pic? discribe it!
     
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    it is soft and slimey, looks like it has an opening at the top with polyps on the edges and it adheres to things on the opposite side/base. Was not in my tanks, someone was collapsing theirs and we found it amongst everything. I want to find out cause it looks coplex and those are always the interesting ones. Will try for a better photo now.
     
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    Here is a closer pic with the polyps extended, looks like some sort of softie, or aptasi on roids???? DSC00123-1.jpg
     
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    It catches fish..... pasop! Even clowns.....And Jumping beans..... But they know it.......
     
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    So is it something I should rather not place in my tank, you never know.... Clowns sometimes forget these things.
     
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    It extended itself in the bukkie I had it in today. You clearly see the tentacles on the one end and the rounded, sort of adhesive side.
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    Definitely an anemone! Where did you get this, Neil? BTW: It LOOKS like a LTA (Long tentacle anemone - radianthus - BUT, I can be wrong).....
     
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    Someone was breaking down their tank and it was just there. I am busy upgrading my lights and my tank has been running for about 7 months. Should I put it on a rock under some good lighting? Neil
     
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    Yes Neil - see where it will be happy. It looks like it is sorta shell-shocked at the moment!
     
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    If it is the species I suspect, the see through arms would indicate that it does not rely on zooxanthellae for energy, but rather on food. No need for strong lighting.
     
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    Was thinking maybe also Bartholomea annulata? Looks very similar from the top.
     

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