ID Coral Please "Long Polyp Monti"?

Discussion in 'Coral' started by Baykes, Jan 24, 2017.

  1. Baykes

    Baykes Webmaster

    So I got this coral from the LFS about a month ago. So far it has been doing well and is starting to encrust. I was told that this is called a long polyp monti and it seems that AquaSD sells, or used to sell, a very similar coral under the name Long Polyps Joker Monti. However it seems that other people who bought that coral also questioned if it was a true monti. The polyps almost resemble a goniopora.

    Here is a picture of the coral in question:
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    Any help appreciated!
     
  2. roostertech

    roostertech reef noob

    Clearly it is Carl

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  3. Ibn

    Ibn Supporting Member

    Alveopora or most likely an Astropora sp. would be my guess.
     
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  4. Baykes

    Baykes Webmaster

    Thanks Eric, I think it is an Astreopora, google images look the closest to me.
     
  5. Baykes

    Baykes Webmaster

    :)
     
  6. TNT32D

    TNT32D Supporting Member

    So not a monti? :)
     
  7. tankguy

    tankguy Vice President

    No monti Ive ever seen
     
  8. Baykes

    Baykes Webmaster

    Haha nope, definitely not a monti. Still like its growth nonetheless.
     

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