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  1. ScottK

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    I bought this late yesterday, I thought it was some form of polyps and when I asked I was told it was a single ricordia which is what I was actually look for. I put it in my tank last night and the more it opens and the more I look at it the less I think it's ricordia or polyps.



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    Mushroom...?
     
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    Looks like a hairy mushroom.
     
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    Heres another pic from my phone, some kind of mouth in the middle.

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    That's a mushroom, I have one of those
     
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    Thanks. Was worried I may have got some kind of anemone by mistake, the tentacles put me off as some of the seem inflated.
     
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    Ricordeas are mushrooms... What makes you think that it is not a ricordea?
     
  9. Ayoob

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    It could possibly be a ricordea. My ric sometimes deflates and looks as yours is now but its orange.
     
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    Give it time, might become bubbly after its settled.
     
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    Cool will give it some times and take more pics. Are ric's prone to moving around?
     
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    It's a ricordea Yuma from what I can tell in the tiny pic on my phone :p

    They don't move like an anemone would, but mushrooms can move along the rock work and as they do so leave little bits behind which grow into new mushrooms/rics
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