My very own millepora

Discussion in 'SPS Corals' started by Swisswiss, Dec 8, 2013.

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  1. Swisswiss

    Swisswiss Caribbean Reef Squid

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    I would have loved to get my hands on red one and follow coraillines example but this will have to do for now...

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    Other new additions

    Not sure what this is and got it free for obvious reasons (Montipora aequituberculata?)

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    And finally the home of the little acro crab i mentioned yesterday (tetralia) also need an ID

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    Edit: while im at it if you could help me ID this guy too, i believe its a staghorne

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    Or an acrpora exquisita?
     
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  3. Andy Nguyen

    Andy Nguyen Astrea Snail

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    Im almost positive its a staghorne
     
  4. Va Reef

    Va Reef Giant Squid

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    I love milleporas. You should get a rainbow mille :)

    FWIW there are tons of species described as "staghorn" and even more are labeled as stags because of there growth pattern. However I used to have one similar to yours, not a. exquisite though, ill see if I can find a name for it. a. exquisite's coralites don't typically extend that far off the body, and the branches are usually stubbier, though that is affected by light and flow too, which is why it can be impossible to ID acros without looking at the coralites of a dead specimen.
     
  5. Todd_Sails

    Todd_Sails Giant Squid

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  6. Swisswiss

    Swisswiss Caribbean Reef Squid

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    thx guys what about picture two and three?
     
  7. DSC reef

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    No help for an id swiss but very nice pieces. Congrats.