ID this "Coral" / "Nennie" please.

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  1. ShaunSwindon

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    Good morning Gents. Could anyone ID this "coral" / "nennie" please which is growing under my "green brain"?

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    Ive been searching for ever to find this one but no luck :blush:
     
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  3. FransSny

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    Not sure what it is but you have some warfare going on there
     
  4. Kunhardt

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    Too me it looks like you have a little frogspawn growing there...not sure where it came from or how it is growing there though.
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    Can you get a pic of the base? It does not look like an anemone to me, or a frogspawn. I'm thinking more along the lines of a plate coral.
     
  6. Tridan

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    Looks like a torch to me.
     
  7. Kunhardt

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    I disagree looks exactly like a frogspawnm, but at the same time I agree it does look similar to a long tenticle plate as well...
     
  8. Kunhardt

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    I think a Torch would have thinner tenticles... :tt2:
     
  9. Tridan

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    Possibly Mark, but at that size most of your euphllyia genus have small bulgy tentacles.

    However it could be a frogspawn, but untill its a bit bigger you cant tell, it could be anyone of the euphllyia species
     
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    Does not look like a frogspawn to me as the polyps have just one tip and frogs have multiple.. Too fat to be a torch.. Maybe something else in the family
     
  11. Kunhardt

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    shows how much u know about frogspawns...I had one that was the single tip, they not as common as the other "uglier" variety ...over time though as they get larger they split and have more tips from each tenticle. ;)
     
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    I would agree with Mark, it does have the characteristics of a frogspawn...
     
  13. ShaunSwindon

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    Thanks for the answers guys. Im not sure what to do with it. It is obviously stinging the brain next to it. I can see that the brain has either died or retreated from that area. I do cannot see the base of this thing unfortunately :blush:

    How would be the best way to remove it? Or should I leave it and let nature take its course? One thing for sure is I only saw it on the LR a few months after buying the brain coral.
     
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    Is it possible for you to glue a pice of plastic between the 2 corals?
     
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    Looks to me like Majano anemone....its a common hitchiker nemmie,an very common with recent shipments.... Hope its not, for ur sake, but get possitive I'd asap
     
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    Um no. It is a torch coral. I am 100% sure. Frogspawn corals usually have a lighter coloured flesh and multiple tips per tentacle.
     
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    frogspawn above...notice no multiple heads...you cant take that as the definition of a frogspawn. :)
     
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    majano anenome?
     
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    Maybe there should be a pole ? on this Torch... lol

    If the "coral" is fiddled with and you take a pic , we might be able to see what is is in its closed state ?
     
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    Frogspawn
     
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