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Coralreefin
11/12/2015, 08:02 PM
So I am starting my collection of scolys, micromussa, and acans... I picked up these two... The one on the right looks like echinata but have no clue about the one on the right... Very flat and bigger than my other acan lords. Any ideas?

http://www.coralreefin.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/image.jpeg

Tweaked
11/13/2015, 07:47 AM
I'm saying echinata on both but need a better pic.

Coralreefin
11/13/2015, 10:07 AM
I thought that too but it looks very different from the other one (flatter, more defined inter mouth, circle)... tried to do better on the pics.

http://www.coralreefin.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/One.jpghttp://

http://www.coralreefin.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Two.jpg

http://www.coralreefin.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Three.jpg

Coralreefin
11/13/2015, 10:10 AM
Hmm... not sure the images worked... you can see them better here:

Pic One (http://www.coralreefin.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/One.jpg)

Pic Two
(http://www.coralreefin.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Two.jpg)

Pic Three (http://www.coralreefin.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Three.jpg)

Tweaked
11/13/2015, 11:48 AM
Well the Reefgen plug is a giveaway. Here is their spectrum echinata looking just as flat.

https://www.reefgen.us/index.php?route=product/product&path=98_87&product_id=64

samchag
11/13/2015, 11:56 AM
acan lord for sure

Coralreefin
11/13/2015, 01:36 PM
I originally thought echinata but such separation around mouth... was leaning towards lord.. but just reading about meat corals... maybe?

Tweaked
11/13/2015, 01:40 PM
I originally thought echinata but such separation around mouth... was leaning towards lord.. but just reading about meat corals... maybe?

Lol, so you don't think it's a ReefGen piece? They don't propagate acanthophyllia - no one does.

Coralreefin
11/13/2015, 01:45 PM
Hard to argue with the plug.... I got at my LFS... it does look like that piece but the mouth or center area is very different.

Coralreefin
11/13/2015, 01:48 PM
Ok... so guess it is echinata... the center is not as smooth as I thought.

http://uniquecorals.com/acanthastrea-echinata-reefgen-orange-echinata-1-stock-frag.html

Tweaked
11/13/2015, 02:23 PM
a. echinatas can be hard to id unless you've owned and cared for them. Single heads have been known to be quite large and flat like that. Its only when they colonize that you get that classic look.

aromano
11/21/2015, 05:45 AM
second what tweaked said very hard to ID from a single head. after a bit of growth you'll know