Id these corals please

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  1. Tremayn

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    I was at the LFS the other day and saw some new corals.. These look like NPS to me, but the guy was saying that they need light.. They dont know crap pretty much lol but I still want to know what these are
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    gorgonians :)
     
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    Double post...
     
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    thats exactly what I thought.. They are on the tricky side to keep right, and what do they eat?
     
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    @Jaco Schoeman - He may be able to ID properly, but I'd also say Gorgonian...
     
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    some species are filter feeders, but im not to familiar wich species is what..
     
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    True, the nps police :) .. Ag but Im not gonna buy it.. Ill only buy things thats I research in advanced.. Gonna stay away from impulsive purchases.. It does look good though :p
     
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    From the pics it looks like menella sp. Difficult to judge though as polyps are not extended. They don't seem too happy though... Menella is quite an easy gorgonian to keep and should be open most of the time really...

    Also has some tissue loss...

    They feed plantonic matter such as baby brine, zooplankton, reefsnow etc.
     
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