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Arkamaic 07-15-2009 02:36 PM

New Tank & Coral ID
 
So I just picked up a 12g nano last week for 300 bux off craiglist. Came with a yellow tail Damsel (way too aggressive, but pretty), an ocellaris clown, 2 turbo snails, blue legged hermit crab, and 6 soft coral and 15lbs of LR. Im new to the SW world, so don't know much about the different corals. I know one is a Candy Cane, (green I think). Since gettin it, I also picked up a cleaner shrimp.

So could anyone help me ID these coral? I know I'm a newb so yeah.. sorry for not knowing haha.

Candy Cane
http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/n...o/_MG_2277.jpg

2.
http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/n...o/_MG_2274.jpg

3.
http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/n...o/_MG_2265.jpg

4.
http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/n...o/_MG_2280.jpg


The Other coral looks like #3, but without the little bumps, and its coloration is more of a blue-brown/dark purple. I thik they are some kind of mushroom??

Thanks!

onefish2fish 07-15-2009 02:44 PM

looks like kenya tree, mushrooms and zoanthids.

Kellsindell 07-15-2009 07:31 PM

+1 that assessment. Can we get a FTS?

Arkamaic 07-20-2009 11:20 AM

I'll post 1 up tonight when I get home from work =)

Thanks for gettin em id'd

Arkamaic 07-24-2009 01:00 AM

Heres a FTS

http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/n...o/_MG_2288.jpg

Cody 07-26-2009 03:34 AM

Those almost look like Fire and Ice zoas, but I can't tell. If they are, then you have a great pickup. Once you get a colony you can frag them up and make some decent money off them (Zoa-wise).


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