Any ideas on this?

Discussion in 'Coral' started by capescuba, Dec 14, 2017.

  1. capescuba

    capescuba Supporting Member

    I know it's not much to go on, but essentially a rock with bright yellow/green 'polyps" ?? I'll try to get something clearer, but is it even coral?

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  2. Bruce Spiegelman

    Bruce Spiegelman Supporting Member

    What color are they under just white lights?
     
  3. capescuba

    capescuba Supporting Member

    Bright green/Yellow under normal lights ... Will try to get a better shot this evening under less Actinic ...
     
  4. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Webmaster

    are they soft? looks like dying zoa colony to me
     
  5. capescuba

    capescuba Supporting Member

    It's what I inherited this weekend so could well be in bad shape :(
     
  6. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics Supporting Member

    the indentations of the rock make me think somewhere in the direction of favia type corals. I have seen something similar when you have a "dead coral" that still has some life left in it and out come polyps
     
  7. capescuba

    capescuba Supporting Member

    A little less blue in this one but still not 100% clear ...

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  8. Bruce Spiegelman

    Bruce Spiegelman Supporting Member

    Looks like Favia.
     
  9. capescuba

    capescuba Supporting Member

    If there is any chance of rescue, what am I looking at doing? Besides the obvious water params?
     
  10. Vhuang168

    Vhuang168 Supporting Member

    Looks like a Favia to me as well.
     
  11. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics Supporting Member

    If you can actually see coral mouth, maybe a rescue. The other thing is that it simply might be a sponge of some type too that is growing in the "favia homes"
     

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