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Hawaiian Chub 05-16-2012 05:37 PM

coral id's ?

Hawaiian Chub 05-16-2012 05:40 PM

new to reef keeping and need help identifying the more beginner and hardier corals i could start off with.any replies are appreciated.thanks in advance.aloha.would the above species be easy to care for?

Hawaiian Chub 05-16-2012 06:07 PM

could i get away with keeping zoanthids with 2 or 3 watts per gal?

Reefing Madness 05-16-2012 06:19 PM

Top Left, Zao Colony of some sort
Right- lavender Mushrooms- Hairy Mushrooms
Bottom Left- Some kind of randon Mushroom
Bottom right- Yellow Colony Polyps
All those on the Live Aquaria page that you were looking at are easy to keep corals.
Beginner Corals: Corals Suitable for Beginners in Saltwater Aquariums

Tazman 05-16-2012 08:59 PM

It tells you right at the bottom of each page on that site exactly what each coral is.

From the photo
Button Polyp - Med or
Colony Polyp - Med or
Green Zoanthid - Med

Yellow Colony Polyp - Med
Hairy Mushroom Coral - Med or
Lavender Mushroom - Med
Bullseye Mushroom Coral - Med or
Green Fluorescent Mushroom Coral - Med or
Green Mushroom - Med

onefish2fish 05-16-2012 11:08 PM

i say top left palythoa ( notice the larger polyp size and slit like mouth )
top right hairy mushroom
bottom left looks like a flower/rock anemone
bottom right zoanthids

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