Orange star polyps ??

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  1. Apollo

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    Hi Guys,

    Can anyone possibly ID the following polyps for me. I've been searching on the web, but the closest resemblance I can find is Orange star polyps ??

    There are 8 polyps per head and their appears to be a family of 6 heads clustered together.

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  3. cybervic

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    Maybe a sun coral?
     
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    nope not a sun coral , some sotta softie , just cant get the name right now
     
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    Btw, your live rock looks amazing!
     
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    not some sort of gona?
     
  7. Apollo

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    Thanks Midasblenny,

    Yeah, I am really excited to see my tank everyday and notice new life appearing almost daily. I'll post some more pics of my latest discoveries. :thumbup:

    Just worried about the following : Can there be too much flow in a tank ?
    Reason for my asking is that some of the rock anemones (not Aiptasia) seem to be blowing away in the stream.

    I am busy trying to ID all the new lifeforms on the LR so as to better understand their unique flow, lighting etc. requirements
     
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    Not sure lIghty,

    None of the references that I have checked online show this specific type of polyp. The closest resemblence that I could find were of the green star polyp family.
    Perhaps I should wait until it grows a bit more. Might be easier to ID then. :p
     
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