Some kind of Coral???

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  1. brandonb

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    HI found this on my 4 day old nano

    I added the rock on thursday and friday night I saw something pink starting to since then it has tripled in size (2 cm now) and looks like this (its so exciting :lol: )

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    Thanks :)
     
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    Maybe not a coral... maybe foraminiferans
     
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    which is ....

    I mean is it good or bad, what does it do...

    Thanks for the quick reply
     
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    Do they also have polyp like things that look like flowers?

    Cuz this one has polyps
     
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    Answered you in your other thread
     
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    Thanks :)
     
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    It could be a type of sponge
     
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    Just found another interesting 'thing' under the new rock (cured) I added 2 days ago

    Can someone plz id it

    Also found lots of bristleworms, crabs, one micro brittle star, and one FLAT WORM :nono: got him out quicker than you can say origami.

    THANKS

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    That is definately a sponge. As for the growth of your first one I would wager that it's a sponge. Lucky live rock you have there. They don't need light in order to survive so don't turn them up to face the light
     
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    Yeah its was under the rock so I will make sure it doesnt get light.

    I should hope its lucky since I paid R 150 per KG
     
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    Oh and thanks for the reply :)
     
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    It it hard or soft if you touch it? Does it have zig zag fine lines on the coral?
     
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    hi are you talking about the pink or the purple one?
     
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    more pics of the purple one

    here it is before I moved the rock to get better pics

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    here you can see that its not lie flat on the rock but grow up (like a tree) difficult to explain.

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    thanks
     
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    The purple one
     
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    hi it is hard, but has no zig zag lines
     
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    I'm thinking its a distichopera. Also a non photosynthetic coral. Google it and see if it looks the same
     
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    thanks I googled it and it look exactly the same.

    Thank you again. :)
     
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