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_ld99
02/15/2017, 08:06 PM
What's up guys, I was at my lfs today and saw a coral I like. The guy told me it was a flowering star polyp but when I looked it up it didn't look the same. The one i am referring to in the picture is the turquoise colored one with the palm tree type polyps. I just want to be suret what coral it is so i can do some research before I buy it. Thanks for the help!!!
https://plus.google.com/107785918218159972565/posts/4WWmAYfVTwX

TangingOut
02/15/2017, 10:37 PM
Clove polyps. It's a soft coral.

duncanpate1
02/15/2017, 10:37 PM
Clove polyps


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_ld99
02/16/2017, 08:45 AM
Clove polyps. It's a soft coral.

Thank you! Sorry I thought it was an LPS my bad.
I don't know how to quote two people at once, but thanks to both of you.

AlSimmons
02/16/2017, 10:29 AM
It looks like some type of Clavularia sp. "Clove" polyps is just a generic name given to a wide variety of corals that kind of look the same. Some of which can become quite a nuisance while others are pretty easy to maintain.

http://www.liveaquaria.com/product/prod_display.cfm?c=597+599+1604&pcatid=1604