Id plz

Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by rakabos, 6 Sep 2010.

  1. rakabos

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    Got this from a fellow reefer but not sure what it is...

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    That is a Favites.
     
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    I respectfully disagree. I think it's a gorgeous acanthastrea. I had one that looked just like it once upon a time.
     
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    How do a person tell the difference between Favites and acanthastrea, cause to me it all looks the same???
     
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    Sometimes it's not easy to tell the difference... and techinically, you can't say for absolute sure without seeing the underlying skeleton. I really think this is an Acan because of the way the corallite "teeth" look.
     
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    Oh, ok, thank you
     
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    I will snap a pic of the underside and post it...
     
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    What ever it is its stunning , think you gonna need to feed that fella from time time though dude work work work the pleaseures of reefing
     
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    Sweetness its yours for a piece of that hammer u have ;)
     
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    I picked up something like this a few year back off the north coast....but more of a luminescent yellow, I think someone called it moon rock.
     
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