Some soft corals to be identified

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  1. Raven

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    First one looks like a common cabbage leather coral, not sure of the scientific name.
     
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    Hi Raven - the one in the second pic looks like a cauliflower tree coral - alternatively it could also be a sinularia (finger) leather coral....
    And: as Kanga said - cabbage leather coral - SPOT ON KANGA!
     
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    That was viper;)

    I would go with finger leather for the second one too, neither really need target feeding, there will be enough food for them in the tank, so save your money:)
     
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    Sorry Dean - I did not mean to insult you! Thanks Wee-Man for correcting me....
    Please accept my apologies ;-)
    I was PM'ing kanga - therefore the "mistake"....
     
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    First one is sinularia dura or as said cabbage leaf, second appears to be a sinularia of sorts but polps not open and photo too blurry to tell.
     
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    I agree with Midasblenny. Probably S. dura
     
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    cool thanks!
    You're saying that i don't have to target feed them, does this mean that i don't have to feed them at all? Or must i still use some marine snow in the whole tank?
     
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    Hi Raven - it's your choice - yes - if you use marine snow in the tank, they will probably eat. BUT, you are just adding unnecessary nutrients to the tank....
    And NO - you don't REALLY have to feed them...
     
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    The snow won't help, loads of light helps.
     
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    No need to feed
     
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