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Discussion in 'SPS Corals' started by Warr7207, 8 Feb 2008.

  1. Warr7207

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    Is this coral living on top of another coral, or is it just a weird camera angle ?
     
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    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    Hi Warr - If you and Alan don't mind - I will answer the question:
    - what seems to have happened here, is that the montipora (the flat, plate-like coral at the bottom) has grown AROUND the mounds which the 2 acropora corals was mounted on.....
     
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    Cool, looks great
     
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    Are These two species not aggressive ? happy to be living next to each other ?
     
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    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    Hi Warr - that I am not too sure of - they could possibly be - BUT, I have seen these corals like that in nature too (while SCUBA diving on the corals reefs)....
    So, I can only presume that they are - they seem to be sort-of compatible....
     
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    Alan Admin MASA Contributor

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    Yip 100% correct the monti grows around the base of the corals and they do fight a bit so have to keep the monti trimmed back.
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    no doubt,that an awsome pic!i like the way the monti surrounds the acro
     
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    That is a very cool picture.
     
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    Awesome photo!
     
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