Newbie, Id coral please

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  1. pom

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    Hi I am quite new to this whole marine aquariums and bought a piece of live rock the other day with something on it. Can you please let me know what it is, the guy at the shop said it is some kind of mushroom?

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    Lol u need a new shop if they think those are mushrooms :eek:
     
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    Thanks for the quick reply's! Yip I googled a bit and could not find any mushrooms looking like that lol. When I saw them in the shop they were all closed up and I thought thats the way they look, short littly tuby things with a hole in the top lol, but to my surprise as soon as I put on the light a bit they opened up completely....:biggrin:
     
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    Def palythoas buddy....
     
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    Thats a contradiction in itself. Zoas and Palys are distinctly different
     
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    True those are not even related.

    Some useful info you might need to take care of it

    Brown Button Polyp (Palythoa)
    Family: Zoanthidae
    Range: Indo-Pacific
    Color Form: Brown, Tan,
    Ideal Supplements: Iodine, Trace elements
    Reef Compatible: Yes
    Tank Conditions: 72-78ºF; sg 1.023-1.025; pH 8.1-8.4
    Water Flow: Medium to Strong
    Light: Medium
    Dominance: Semi-aggressive
    Placement: Medium
    Care Level: Easy
     
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    :tt2: :blush:

    Sorry typo....
     
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