ZOA id please

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  1. Phyrannus

    Phyrannus

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    Can anyone ID this zoa for me please..

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    Thank you in advance.
     
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  3. 459b

    459b Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Seems like youve already id'ed them.
    Those look like zoas.
     
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    I concure, they look like ZOA's
     
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    I don't think we have the knowledge or skill or limitless wisdom to ID these Zoa's :tt2: ZOAS
     
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    Definitely Red and Green Zoas....Damn you oaks are smart :tt2:
     
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    I have a ZOA id machine at home. I can pick up zoas from your home, get them ID'd (free of charge) and give them back to you in a year or so.
     
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    You can have a look thru here...not sure if you'rs is PINK or ORANGE in the center...
    If Pink...then maybe this one...?..called "Tickle me Pink"...very hard to say...hence everyone just call them ZOAS..;)
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    If orange...then maybe "Blue eyed Devils"...although I think to Dark
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    CoralPedia.com :: Blue Eyed Devils

    Very hard to say from you'r picture...I'm thinking the Pink ones, but regardless of the exactly Scientific Name...that is a nice patch of Zoas you have there...:thumbup:
     
  11. Phyrannus

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    You're crazy dudes, you made me laugh:lol: ofcourse i know it is a ZOA..:tt2:
    Well anyway, Belinda, i think its more look like in the first pic. the "Tickle me Pink" but... my Zoa wont tickle me the way that zoa pic do.

    Thanks guys. atleast i know its "Tickle me Pink" zoa :tt2::tt2::tt2:
     
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    Those crazy names overseas sites give vary from site to site and often exactly the same color morph will have different names on different sites. Unfortunately a lot of those sites put there zoas under extremely actinic lighting to bring out colors.
     
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    This would be your Zoa,they not the tickle me pink. I dont know the name.

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    The tickle me pink is the ones you see extended in the front.

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    I agree with you 459b, that's why sometime its confusing whats the real identification of the zoas we keep. Specifically zoas vary color in different lights.
     
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    459b Moderator MASA Contributor

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    You cant really identify them based on colour morph. Colours do tend to change depending on tank conditions and lighting. What looks red in one persons tank might look pink in someone elses - do you then give both colours different names?
    I feel giving them cute pets names simply leads to confusion and makes people exaggerate the colours of their prized zoas.
     
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    What he said, im just to lazy to type all that
     
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    Those look's like Eagle Eyes...his picture doesn't have dark/green "tentacles"
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    Identification of anything living is done on morphometrics/DNA and not colour. Zoa's in the marine industry are an awesome justification of true science. As has been said, "pink with green" does not a new species make. My advice - make up your own common names and leave the science side to the lab-coat boys.
     
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    I am aware that "pink and green" does not "a new species make", as I'm sure just about everyone knows...
    This Identification was not intended to be "scientific"...it was more a case of "hoping the Zoas I have turns out to be one of those fancy overseas one's..."..:p
     
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    Most of the zoas we get here are those fancy overseas ones. Here we just more honest about what colour they are and dont need to give them special names to enjoy them.
     
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    Call them all Barry.
     
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