Coral ID Please

Discussion in 'ID This!' started by Mikeyb, Apr 9, 2017.

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  1. Mikeyb

    Mikeyb Bristle Worm

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    I purchased several corals yesterday at a reef show and for the life of me can not remember this ones name.
     

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  3. Mr. Bill

    Mr. Bill Native Floridian

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    The 8-tentacled polyps put it in the family Xeniidae, and it appears to be an Anthelia, aka Waving Hand or Glove Coral. May also be refered to as Xenia.
     
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    Mikeyb Bristle Worm

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    It also has a hard skeletal structure that the polyps stem from, I also purchased a pulsing xenia but I can not see a skeleton on it though.
     
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    civiccars2003 Great Blue Whale

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    TritonsGarden 3reef Sponsor

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    Pipe organ coral I think.
     
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    inwall75 Giant Squid

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    My suspicion as well.
     
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    Agree with Mr. Bill, looks to be a specific type of waving hand xenia.
     
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    civiccars2003 Great Blue Whale

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    I retract my suggestion, I agree with pipe organ.
     
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    Look closely underneath the coral. You can see the skeleton at the bottom. Zoom in if necessary.
     
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