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Hpimichael02
11-28-2011, 10:41 PM
Hey guys I just got 3 new feats from a person on CL not bad for $5 a frag.

The green mushroom
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b1/hpimichael02/9bd85cf4.jpg

And two types of polyps
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b1/hpimichael02/62ab2c3c.jpg
Any one know the names of these two??
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b1/hpimichael02/bdccea1e.jpg
Do you think this guy is reaching for more light ?

smaug
11-28-2011, 11:10 PM
I really like that one in the middle! Good buy for sure:hmm3grin2orange:

kaybee
11-29-2011, 12:16 AM
Any one know the names of these two??

Hard to say for sure with the first of the two in question since there are several different types of soft corals which have polyps similar to those (e.g., clavuarlia, tubipora, anthelia, briareum, etc).

As an example/comparison, here's a tubipora frag:
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a259/y2kenny19/Saltwater2009/tubipora_extended.jpg

And anthelia:
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a259/y2kenny19/Saltwater/anthelia-1.jpg

Getting a good look at the coral's matting or base tissue when the polyps are completely retracted would offer additional clues.

If I had to guess to guess as to the ID of the 2nd coral in question I'm leaning toward pachyclavuria (green star polyps).

Hpimichael02
11-29-2011, 03:29 PM
Thanks guys for your help :)

Miltonic
12-01-2011, 05:00 AM
The first of the unkouwn corals looks to me like a type spreading Gorgonian that i have and the second looks like GSP (green star polyps)