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Icefire
01/17/2015, 02:22 AM
Bought it at the LFS
Quite bright, pale green with flashy phosphorescent dot

http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=304188&stc=1&d=1421486404

Icefire
01/17/2015, 09:07 AM
Day pic:

http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=304205&stc=1&d=1421510766

Icefire
01/17/2015, 07:40 PM
Noone?

Jettareefer
01/18/2015, 02:26 AM
Looks a Lps to its hard to tell the spots look to uniform for an acro or monti polyps.

aromano
01/18/2015, 05:28 AM
leptoseris? pavona? hard to tell from pics could also be a chalice of some sort

Tweaked
01/18/2015, 06:14 AM
Looks a Lps to its hard to tell the spots look to uniform for an acro or monti polyps.

Technically there is only polyp stony, no large and small. That is a trade reference and not used in true identification.

Tweaked
01/18/2015, 06:14 AM
leptoseris? pavona? hard to tell from pics could also be a chalice of some sort

Was also thinking possibly samacora.

Icefire
01/18/2015, 10:14 AM
I'll try to take a macro pic tonight

Icefire
01/18/2015, 07:03 PM
Here's the best I could do, there is 2 hole with 2 antenna poking from one, look like to be small polyp all around, I tought it was skelleton ridge:

http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=9772&pictureid=67929
http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=9772&pictureid=67928

Icefire
01/18/2015, 07:33 PM
Cyphastrea?

Tweaked
01/19/2015, 07:21 AM
Better pic did it- Leptoseris :thumbsup:

Reef Bass
01/19/2015, 09:50 AM
Looks like possibly a vermatid snail living there too. Ever see a mucous net trailing from where those antennae emerge?

Pife
01/19/2015, 09:01 PM
Definitely a lepto.

Icefire
01/20/2015, 04:38 AM
Thanks!

no more snail :)

ZON
01/20/2015, 08:26 AM
leptoserys LPS