Blue Octopus Cladellia?

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  1. Stingray

    Stingray Blue Ringed Angel

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    I was looking for a new frag to buy for my tank and found a frag of this,
    Has anybody ever kept it before and how is it, it looks beautiful and given the lack of info on the internet i would say rare too?


    blue octopus cladiella - Google Search
     
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  3. oldfishkeeper

    oldfishkeeper Giant Squid

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    it looks like blue clove polyps...it is beautiful
     
  4. Ryan Duchatel

    Ryan Duchatel Millepora

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    Some people find blue clove polyps grow like a disease and take over peoples tanks. See biocubes war on clove polyps.
     
  5. nc208082

    nc208082 Zoanthid

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  6. ingtar_shinowa

    ingtar_shinowa Giant Squid

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    Its a type of tunicates not a coral. Probably has a low success rate in general aquarium.
     
  7. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    Looks just like Sympodium to me?
     
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  9. ingtar_shinowa

    ingtar_shinowa Giant Squid

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    He is talking about this:
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  10. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    Now that does make sense, except when you google Cladiella, you get basically Colt Coral, and a couple references to Sympodium.

    The image you have is Nephtheis fascicularis yup a tunicate.
     
  11. ingtar_shinowa

    ingtar_shinowa Giant Squid

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    Just widening that gap.
     
  12. Stingray

    Stingray Blue Ringed Angel

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    Its in my tank now, just started opening up, its not octopus, it look more like bluey green polyos,
    Will post pic when fully open