Please help me ID anemone

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  1. Peredhil

    Peredhil Giant Squid

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    Anybody know what this is?

    EDIT: it's about the diameter of a quarter - slightly smaller
     

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  3. sostoudt

    sostoudt Giant Squid

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    im guessing some type of tube anemone
     
  4. Peredhil

    Peredhil Giant Squid

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    It does sometimes elongate into, you could call it, a 3/4" long "tube".

    During the day, it often closes up into a smudge on the rock. If that helps.
     
  5. {Nano}Reefer

    {Nano}Reefer Dragon Wrasse

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    kinda looks like aptasia... any chance of a better pic?
     
  6. Peredhil

    Peredhil Giant Squid

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    A better pic? I thought that pic was great! :p What angle are you asking for?

    Also, I have a peppermint shrimp that doesn't seem to mind them. . .
     
  7. lillys Grandad

    lillys Grandad Horrid Stonefish

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    very healthy aptasia?....just a guess...kind of thick though...but looks allot like what I just KILLED !....and is that another one growing behind the rock there?...looks like it showing just a bit.??
    LG
     
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  9. {Nano}Reefer

    {Nano}Reefer Dragon Wrasse

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    LOL pepp. shrimp should have eatin him... can you get a picture of it closed up, maybe disturb it a bit.

    GOOD CALL LG :) karma your way!
     
  10. Peredhil

    Peredhil Giant Squid

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    There you go - all closed up.

    There are three of them total. They're not spreading (at least, not as of yet).
     

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    PharmrJohn The Dude

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    It does look like a tube anenome. Doesn't look like apthasia to me.
     
  12. lillys Grandad

    lillys Grandad Horrid Stonefish

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    weird... need the big dogs on this....aptasia don't do that when closed...or at least not to my limited knowledge.
    LG