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What type of fish is in the middle of CaptiveReefs (top left corner of page...hint it is the main character in Finding Nemo) )

Green Faviidae


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  1. Goniastrea Palauensis Goniastrea Palauensis

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    Type: LPS
    Scientific Name: Goniastrea Palauensis
    Other Names: brain coral
    Color: Green
    Status: Part of Current Collection
    Date Acquired: 05/11
    Availability: -
    Difficulty: Easy
    Growth Rate: Moderate
    Lighting: Low
    Temperament: Semi-Aggressive
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    After some research, observing this coral and asking around I believe this to be a Goniastrea Palauensis.

    daytime
    IMG 1407 - Green Faviidae

    dusk/night/feeding
    IMG 1580 - Green Faviidae
    Last edited by nate_newton; 09-05-2011 at 06:36 PM. Reason: species



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    Heidi - Reefkeeper
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    That Favia is looking very healthy and happy Nate!! Glad it is growing good for you. I bet you didn't know I had a frag of that as well. Mine has a lot of growing to go to get as large as that one!

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    nate_newton - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    Quote Originally Posted by Heidi View Post
    That Favia is looking very healthy and happy Nate!! Glad it is growing good for you. I bet you didn't know I had a frag of that as well. Mine has a lot of growing to go to get as large as that one!
    Thanks, I did notice it in one of your pictures. Remember when you got it?

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    whitetiger61 - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    nice favia..thats one coral i cant seem to keep..go figure..acans do well for me but favia doesnt..

    Rick

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    nate_newton - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    Quote Originally Posted by whitetiger61 View Post
    nice favia..thats one coral i cant seem to keep..go figure..acans do well for me but favia doesnt..

    Rick
    Thanks, Some favia's are easier to keep than others. Note this species has multiple mouths within a division.

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    nate_newton - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    Updated species

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    Sweet glad you got it down!
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