Id please

Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by Tridan, 8 Dec 2007.

  1. Tridan

    Tridan

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    ok now i have had this live rock for about two weeks in the tank and today i noticed
    small polyps on a rock that was a light shade of pink, now i have looked everywhere on the net and the closest id i get is a encrusting porites.

    The polyps all retract into the pink flesh, and are all individaul.
    The flesh/skin feels like a fine sandpaper.

    The pic is bad i know i suck but hey its the best i can do with my mik and druk,
    the small bubble like dots on the pic are the polyps.

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    Some type of plating monti perhaps?
     
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    dunno dude,but im also thinking some kind of a monti
     
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    Bob the (reef)builder

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    I think its a heliopora from the not so great pic. Also called a blue coral, as it has a blue skeleton. Its a 'soft' coral, but has a hard skeleton like SPS.
     
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    Tridan

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    Cool thanks bob , ja hey i think i need photography lessons
     
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