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  1. Mohummud

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    I found this growing on LR. Light pink in colour and about 1.5 cm high

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    It looks like a christmas worm if I'm not corrected.. But leave it in.. They are filter feeders and look awesome when bigger..
     
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    No...I don't think so...looks like a Coral for sure...I'm actually leaning towards Dendronephthya sp. but somehow I don't think that is correct either...:blush:
     
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    Hehe that's why I said I'm not totally sure lol.. Its not easy indentifying things from normal pics...:p
     
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    I first thought was Aiptasier..:p..but then a split second later I saw the "branching"..
     
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    Hehe same here.. In the first pic but then saw the second pic..
     
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    put it in a cage and see if it gets violent :kangakiller:
     
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    poking with a stick is optional
     
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    I m not sure what it is ...but it doesn't look like a christmas tree...definitely some type of coral...:blush:
     
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    Looks like a Stereonephthya. You get photosynthetic brown variations like this. Large polyps and spicules on the base are quite distinct.
     
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    Based on the responses - it seems like a coral. Can I safely assume that it looks reefsafe and can let it grow?
     
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    To the best of my knowledge..they are partial photosynthetic..?..:blush:
    http://www.liveaquaria.com/product/prod_display.cfm?c=597+600+2162&pcatid=2162
     
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