stylophora Vs. capricornis

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  1. Swisswiss

    Swisswiss Caribbean Reef Squid

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    i have two frags that are growing quickly and though they are still several cm apart they are growing closer to one another. if im not mistkaen they are both "peaceful" in nature. does anyone have any idea of what the outcome will look like? will the montipora grow around the stylo or will the stylo defend itself
     

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  3. Va Reef

    Va Reef Giant Squid

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    The stylo is going to sting it, but the cap will grow around where it's getting stung. I've seen it happen with a favia and cap colony before. It died wherever the sweeper tentacles could reach it, but the cap kept on growing around it.
     
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    Swisswiss Caribbean Reef Squid

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    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    My money is on the Montipora, they have some nasty mesenterial filaments.
     
  6. Swisswiss

    Swisswiss Caribbean Reef Squid

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    thats more concerning since it seems to be the faster grower too
     
  7. Servillius

    Servillius Montipora Digitata

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    Stylo with a knockout. Mine obliterates everything in its path. The other guys are right about the monti just growing around the danger though.
     
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  9. DSC reef

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    I agree. The Monti will literally grow around it. My spongodes and starry night, both montipora, fought each other and they both grew around one another to make a cool looking colony.
     
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    id watch out for that Mandarin though.... Ha ha
     
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