Lps ID please. Hammer?

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  1. KevinR

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    Can some one please give me an id on this coral. I always thought it was a hammer coral but the more I look on the web the less I am convinced.


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    Hammerhead?
     
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    Euphyllia sp. looks like a hammer coral, also called anchor coral
     
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    Thanks Maybe it is just because it is small. The ones I have seen on the web the polips look much more tightly packed together.
     
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    Euphyillia....
     
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    yes I have a similar one Kevin. I bought it from Moolis...Hammer Coral Euphyllia ancora I believe.

    Still have to pick up that xenia from you sometime...

    Good day to you
     
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    It's a Euphyllia paraancora. E. ancora has a flabbello-meandroid (maze shaped) corallite. E. paraancora has a phaceloid (branching) structure, like the one in the photo.
     
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    Nah, no sharks over here :p
     
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    no matter what it is, stunning ! :) what a great hobby !
     
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