Zoanthid Types

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  1. evolved

    evolved Wrasse Freak

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    So a few weeks ago I picked up some LR rubble from Aquatouch. I was sorting through the pieces and selecting the ones with the most coralline on them to seed my rock, and I came across a couple which had some good looking things on them. The polyps were closed at the time, but they've since all opened and have grown in my tank. I know these are both zoanthids, but I was more curious as to the specific types.

    I couldn't get my camera to focus all that great on this one, nor is the color in the photo all that representative of reality. The centers of this guy are a darker neon green than what you see here:
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    This photo is quite representative of the others appearance:
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  3. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    First one is radioactive green among other names.
    Second I can't tell, but I don't put much stock in names because most sellers will come up with their own name.
     
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  4. evolved

    evolved Wrasse Freak

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    I figured that might be the case; thanks.
     
  5. greysoul

    greysoul Stylophora

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    Zoanthus Sp.

    Without DNA that's the best you can probably get. Colormorphs get common names, but it's a crap shoot, and arbitrary really.


    Still, sweet hitchhikers!