what coral is this?

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  1. brettb2020

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    guy at pet shop told me torch, some have told me frog spawn and some something else. lol what is it? guru's?

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    Euphylia
     
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    thanks tony. what do they like? as in flow and light?
     
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    Yip, one of the Euphylia sp.

    If one would go by "common"name i would go torch coral
     
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    thanks guys:) the link not working sihaya :whistling:
     
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    They like gentle swaying flow and they can handle medium to intense light
     
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    Euphyllia cristata - green frogspawn....perhaps?

    Link works fine for me
     
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    euphyllia cristata ( putat ) euphyllia glabarescens ( torch ) euphyllia ancora ( anchor or hammer ) euphyllia divisa ( frog spawn ) the frog spawn that has a horse shoe skeleton is para divisa and the hammer or anchor that has a horse shoe skeleton is para anchora. Google the names and choose the one that looks closest to yours.
     
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    Agreed.
     
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    thanks guys!
     
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    Yeah green froggy like i said before:p NO ways a hammer or torch guys
     
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    I've got the same - the frag Scuba gave me. I agree with frogspawn, read somewhere it's also called "purple tip green frogspawn"
     
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