Softie ID

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  1. Mc

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    Can anyone Id this soft coral frag Im not sure what it is? The guy that gave it to me said its some kind of tree coral. I have been thinking maybe a colt coral just want to know if its getting enough light/flow.
     
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    Sorry suppose you will need this.:lol:

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    I'm afraid the picture isn't the greatest. Could you try another one
     
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    I know sorry tony its a really tiny frag I've tried to get a better pic, this was the best I could get, its about 1cm long by half a cm wide.
    Thanks anyway was just hoping somebody might recognize it.
     
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    Hmm, whatever it is, it's not in very good shape... unless it's a shedding leather coral. Can you "blow it off" with a turkey baster and retake the photo? It's too covered in slime to see what it is.
     
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    Sorry I really have tried to get a better pic.
    The slime isn't actually on the coral it was just next to it it has completely washed away now. I still can't get a better pic. It had small brownish polyps that came out for a while untill my hermit decided to sit on it.
     
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    it looks like a Colt thats recently been fragged thus the shrivelled up look to it.
     
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    oh...lots of indirect flow is liked, medium lighting is fine. :)
     
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    Thanks Kunhardt

    Thats what I thought it was and it has been recently fragged.
    I think its in the right position for now.
    How hardy are these coral?
     
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    Usually very hardy...leathers can tend to sulk now and then, but they usually come right in a day or 2.
     
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    Thats good to hear I would also sulk if a hermit 5 times my size sat on me.:)
    Also not sure how to glue this frag to the rock as it doesn't have any rock attached, I have put it in a hole in the rock for now hoping it will attach itself.
     
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    best bet is to take a needle and thread...or more ideally nylon and sow the frag around a piece of rock. within a few days the frag will attach and all will be well.
     
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    Thanks Kundardt much appreciate the addvice.;)
     
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    No problem glad to help. :)

    Feel free to click the thanks button... :whistling:
     
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