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Old 01/06/2008, 01:48 PM
neelio neelio is offline
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ID anyone?

this first coral i have had for a while and never had any idea what it is- its finally started growing like a wild fire and i wouldnt mind knowing what it is.


this next one started growing on my LR about a year after it was in my tank- not sure where it came from, but its spreading like a carpet and quickly as well




thanks for looking guys!
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Old 01/06/2008, 03:02 PM
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top looks like a leather or toadstool...
bottom looks like galaxia...does the bottom put out sweepers?
just a guess...any other pics???
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Old 01/06/2008, 03:08 PM
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yeah- the bottom one has little sweepers, maybe 1/4 inch at this point- maybe less. the top one is a brittle skeleton covered in those little tentacles. it fell in between rocks in the summer and half of it died (leaving a bleached skeleton), but has come back with a vengeance in the last few months. Its hard for me to get any better pics as they are at the center and back of my tank.
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Old 01/06/2008, 03:11 PM
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i have no idea, but score for you! watch, now its gonna take over the whole tank and kill eveythnig in its way!
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Old 01/07/2008, 07:13 AM
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i have no idea, but score for you! watch, now its gonna take over the whole tank and kill eveythnig in its way!

that would be my luck too.
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Old 01/07/2008, 08:07 AM
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Are they hard? Looks like pavona cactus coral.

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Old 01/07/2008, 10:14 AM
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Yeah Pavona was the first thing that came to my mind. Both of them look like different types of it.
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Old 01/07/2008, 11:57 AM
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Top one looks like a type of Pavona and the bottom one might be an encrusting Hydnophora.
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Old 01/07/2008, 03:01 PM
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Hello,

the top one is by no doubt a Pavona decussata

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Old 01/07/2008, 03:52 PM
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I second the pavona suggestion. Here is a picture of mine:
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