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Old 01/03/2008, 07:07 PM
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What exactly is this!

What exactly is this! I bought this thinking it was a green tree coral. But it is definitly not!

Can anyone help me ID this little fella?

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Old 01/03/2008, 08:23 PM
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it could be sinnularia not sure though
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Old 01/04/2008, 02:16 AM
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Looks like a sinularia to me.
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Old 01/05/2008, 03:39 AM
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Hello,

looks like Sinularia flexibilis...

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Old 01/05/2008, 07:57 PM
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Could be a species of Sinularia or of Nephthea- really almost impossible to differentiate. ID to species level is impossible. "Green Tree Coral" is as good a name as any It will likely do best under moderate to strong lighting, moderate to strong water movement.
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Old 01/06/2008, 01:33 PM
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Hello,

no I do not think its a Nepthea. I have both species - Nepthea and Sinularia. And it looks more like a Sinularia.
See also here: Sinularia flexibilis

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Old 01/06/2008, 01:52 PM
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Thanks to everyone, definitely Sinularia.
Well It is not the green tree like I wanted but i still like it.
Do you guys think I could keep a nephia next to it?
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tomato clown
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CB shrimp
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percular clown
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red banded goby
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Old 01/06/2008, 03:20 PM
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Hello,

whats "nephia" - if you mean nepthea - yes.
Normally all soft corals are more or less ok to each other: but you could get problems with gorgonians next to softies.

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Old 01/06/2008, 03:49 PM
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Yes, that is what I meant.
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CB shrimp
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percular clown
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firefish
pepp. shrimp
red banded goby
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Old 01/06/2008, 03:53 PM
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OK then, Can I keep my "nepthea" next to my candycanes. They are touching now and I see no ill effects on either.But it has only been 2 weeks.
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Foxface
tomato clown
Royal gramma
yellow tailed damsel
2 dusters
CB shrimp
14G
percular clown
watchman goby
firefish
pepp. shrimp
red banded goby
Assorted corals
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Old 01/06/2008, 03:53 PM
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OK then, Can I keep my "nepthea" next to my candycanes? They are touching now and I see no ill effects on either.But it has only been 2 weeks.
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Foxface
tomato clown
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CB shrimp
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percular clown
watchman goby
firefish
pepp. shrimp
red banded goby
Assorted corals
 

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