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bowkry
04-04-2011, 03:07 AM
I bought a tank with this coral in it but I dont know what it is I think it is a moon coral
http://i586.photobucket.com/albums/ss305/bowkry/DSC01777.jpg

cathyg_99
04-04-2011, 03:43 AM
I bought a tank with this coral in it but I dont know what it is I think it is a moon coral
http://i586.photobucket.com/albums/ss305/bowkry/DSC01777.jpg

candy cane?? it looks similar to a blue candy to me but im new to salt

paddyob
04-04-2011, 03:52 AM
I would say it looks like a Favia. LPS.

chris88
04-04-2011, 03:57 AM
not a candy cane, its a favia (lps)

bowkry
04-04-2011, 04:00 AM
yes some favia but the polyps each one is 1 1/2- 2 in the coral is huge
http://i586.photobucket.com/albums/ss305/bowkry/DSC01780.jpg

paddyob
04-04-2011, 03:37 PM
yes some favia but the polyps each one is 1 1/2- 2 in the coral is huge
http://i586.photobucket.com/albums/ss305/bowkry/DSC01780.jpg

There is an Acan that has huge polyps.

Possibly...

Acanthastrea echinata.

toytech
04-04-2011, 10:12 PM
I looks nice whatever it is , dosent look nearly as fleshy as an acan .

bvlester
04-04-2011, 11:05 PM
maybe fraging time..... Favia it is commonly also called moon coral LPS.
I have a couple green Fulvia's one has smaller polyps and the other has large polyps. I know they are from the same colony.
Bill

Nebthet
04-05-2011, 12:04 AM
Looking at it closely, with the structure and texture of the polyps it looks like a type of moon favia to me.
Acans puff up a lot more than favias do, and it looks structurally similar to the favia I have as opposed to the acans I have.