possible sun coral? ID please

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  1. brettb2020

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    hey guys. is this a sun coral? not to sure. came with the piece of live rock and its been there for 2 months. its under the live rock in a small cave. seems to be doing well though.

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  3. Junz

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    nope doesnt look like a sun coral!
    even at that size the sun coral is very distinctive....
     
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    any idea what it could possibly be?
     
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    Is there any skeletal structure beneath these?
     
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    Looks like a rock anemone. I've got lots, they come in all different colours as well...
     
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    Looks like a jewel anemone, nice!
     
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    ok hectic. do they multiply? and what flow and light do the like?
     
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    The ones I've got like medium flow and high intensity light. I've had them for 3 weeks and they have doubled in size, don't no about multiplication but I'm sure they do... I also feed mine krill and they eat it in like 10 seconds and then take more...
     
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    Do you have a sun coral in your tank as it may have spawned as that defintately looks like one to me
     
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    Nope it's a nem' possibly corinactis sp.
     
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