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post #1 of 10 Old 11-07-2007, 10:36 PM Thread Starter
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is this a colt coral

a buddy of mine gave this cut of his coral and told me it was a colt coral...and it is a nice addition to my tank...but im not sure that is a colt coral from some of the other pics ive seen...can any one confirm to me what this is as well as what type of mushroom polyp next to it is?

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post #2 of 10 Old 11-07-2007, 10:52 PM
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looks like sinularis "rasta leather" to me
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post #3 of 10 Old 11-24-2007, 03:55 PM
the mushroom anemone is a ricordea and the coral is a variety of sinularia
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post #4 of 10 Old 11-24-2007, 05:00 PM
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the coral is a variety of sinularia
Agreed

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post #5 of 10 Old 11-25-2007, 02:51 PM
anymore questions?
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post #6 of 10 Old 11-25-2007, 08:58 PM Thread Starter
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well i did some research on the sinularis and it doesnt quite fit the bill...so ill do some more looking on the sinularis as well as other types of soft corals till im more definate

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post #7 of 10 Old 11-29-2007, 03:06 PM
IF YOU FIND OUT SOMETHING NEW PLEASE LET ME KNOW, THANKS.
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Oh I'm pretty darn confident that it's sinularia. Polyps are not extended in the pic. Ive got two just like it. Well each are about 10 times the size of that one.

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post #9 of 10 Old 11-29-2007, 03:10 PM
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Oh I'm pretty darn confident that it's sinularia. Polyps are not extended in the pic. Ive got two just like it. Well each are about 10 times the size of that one.
Looks like the folks over at wetwebmedia are in agreement....

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post #10 of 10 Old 12-01-2007, 04:44 PM Thread Starter
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thank you for your id i will do more research on the sinularia

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