Long tentacle Palythoa polyps? What is this, where do I get it?

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    Hi

    I saw this coral at the show, it was in the same tank as that magnificent birdsnest coral, think in the DD section. It was a deap purple, with long tentacles surounding the polyps.

    Looks like a type of Palythoa sp.?

    Love the color, a looks like a colonial anemone (but is not).

    Where can I get one, pls?

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    Acrozoanthus, sometimes called stick polyps. I see them imported quite often, but mostly brown and rather ugly.
     
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    Also known as wood polyps. Similar in appearance to yellow bali polyps
     
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    Look interesting, like the movement. Will look around for a nice colored one.

    Just worried about the bit of letting go and floating around. Has anyone kept them that can advise regarding the risk of keeping them in a heavily stocked tank?
     
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