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sp4zzy
12/21/2015, 04:26 PM
Posted it a while back but no one was able to positively ID - it's grown in quite a bit, so maybe more luck?

Dkuhlmann
12/21/2015, 05:00 PM
I'm not sure either. Their polyps look kinda like Candy Canes but they also have the shape of an Acan. I'm sure it's neither but it is a very nice looking coral!

http://reefcentral.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=336987&d=1450740404

sp4zzy
12/21/2015, 05:31 PM
Thanks! Picked it up for pretty cheap at about half that size and partially bleached, so I'm glad it's recovering well. I also have a rescue Blastomussa and what may or may not be a Lobo that are coming back from MAJOR tissue recession - hoping to post those for an ID soon too :P

Tweaked
12/22/2015, 06:59 AM
Can we get a top down shot? Leaning towards goniastrea

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e337/aquasd/1-16-13%20Update/1-10-15/frag%20pack/6-7-15%20Part%202/SplatteringBlindingGoniastrea-RetailPrice150SALEPRICE70_zps09xyml9c.jpg (http://s42.photobucket.com/user/aquasd/media/1-16-13%20Update/1-10-15/frag%20pack/6-7-15%20Part%202/SplatteringBlindingGoniastrea-RetailPrice150SALEPRICE70_zps09xyml9c.jpg.html)

C.Eymann
12/22/2015, 07:08 AM
Doesn't look like it has shared walls like a goniastera or favites so I'm guessing possibly a micromussa or favia.

Tweaked
12/22/2015, 07:56 AM
Doesn't look like it has shared walls like a goniastera or favites so I'm guessing possibly a micromussa or favia.

They can be deceiving when they are grown from single frags at first. Case in point, a single echinata frag can really look like a large acan, when in fact they are very small and close together in colony form. JME

Tweaked
12/22/2015, 08:04 AM
Example:

Prism Soul Favia which we all know is a goniastrea. But the prism growth is gone due to the "frag effect" as it is just getting started.

http://i1240.photobucket.com/albums/gg485/TweakedS10/100_6286_zps9zdvh9xh.jpg (http://s1240.photobucket.com/user/TweakedS10/media/100_6286_zps9zdvh9xh.jpg.html)

aromano
12/22/2015, 08:08 AM
local LFS has similar frags labelled as goniastrea . I'm agreeing that is what you have.

Dkuhlmann
12/23/2015, 06:42 PM
I have to agree with goniastrea

Tweaked, how long does it take the skeleton to grow in

Tweaked
12/24/2015, 07:35 AM
I have to agree with goniastrea

Tweaked, how long does it take the skeleton to grow in

Like most larger polyp skeletons, quite a while. Keep the big three in check and stable, and feed maintaining proper light is your best bet. Me personally, I like only blues and low light for LPS.

Dkuhlmann
01/02/2016, 07:04 AM
Thanks for the info, much appreciated :thumbsup:

Tweaked
01/03/2016, 05:43 AM
No problem, glad to assist