Coral Identity?

robfromdenver

New member
Hi Fellow Reefers,

I am a newbie, 55G, 2 months stable. I bought a set of 5 frags from saltwaterfish but unfortunately they did not come identified. I managed to figure out 4 of them (I think) but 1 remains a mystery.

It has a greyish, fleshy color and is about the size of a quarter. It has beautiful orange highlights that fluoresce brightly under the actinics. It is able to contract somewhat and small green polyps around 3mm-4mm appear when I spot feed it. Any ideas?

Thanks.
 

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joshky

Acros & Wrasses
At first glance, Mushroom (Rhodactis sp.).

but

and small green polyps around 3mm-4mm appear when I spot feed it

confuses me and makes me second guess myself. o.o
 

joshky

Acros & Wrasses
I'm pretty sure it's a Rhodactis mushroom, but what you're describing isn't something I've personally seen before. Pictures/video of this would be great. :)
 

robfromdenver

New member
Thanks all, after googling images it does indeed appear to be an orange rhodactis. The polyps I thought I was seeing are likely pseudotentacles from the oral disk.
 
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