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Old 07/12/2019, 10:38 AM   #1
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What kind of coral is this?

Hello everybody!

About two years ago, I bought a small, pink, donut-like coral from the pet store for 15 bucks. The worker told me that the coral was a pink trumpet coral, and that's what I've called it ever since. The coral has thrived ever since I bought it, and it's gotten slightly bigger and more plump. Recently though, I started doing some research on the corals in my tank and I noticed that the pink trumpets I see online look nothing like the one in my tank. The ones online seem like they are always reproducing and spreading, while mine has stayed a single polyp for the past 2 years. The colors of mine are also different. So I'm wondering... Is this actually a pink trumpet? If not, what is it, and will it spread?

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Old 07/12/2019, 05:51 PM   #2
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A Lobo?


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Old 07/13/2019, 09:49 AM   #3
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A Lobo?
I'm not sure. It hasn't really grown structurally, even though I feed it all the time. It's about an eighth of the size of the palm of my hand. Is it a little scoly? Is it a Bowerbanki? I don't know. Here's another picture:



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Old 07/13/2019, 11:58 AM   #4
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Meat Coral?

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Old 07/13/2019, 06:27 PM   #5
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I'm not sure. It hasn't really grown structurally, even though I feed it all the time. It's about an eighth of the size of the palm of my hand. Is it a little scoly? Is it a Bowerbanki? I don't know. Here's another picture:



https://photos.app.goo.gl/MBmbZxm8HqRP8YpG8
might be meat coral like the above suggested. You do have aptatians I would do something about it before it take over your tank


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