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What is one of the colors on a clownfish? (hint there is a clownfish on the CR logo in the top left corner of the page.)

Clove Coral or ???


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    dlhirst - Reefkeeper
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    Default Clove Coral or ???

    These funky feather fingered fellows just appeared on a piece of rock that has been in one (or the other) of my two tanks for the past 18 months. Can they really stay dormant that long?

    At first I thought them to be GSP that had spread on me. But, I was playing with a deep blue LED fixture and noticed that these don't light up green like the star polyps do.

    Correct ID?
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    Nice hitchhiker! I agree it looks like Clavularia sp., i.e. "clove polyps" .....a groovy octocoral.

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    Sir Patrick - Reefkeeper A2 Club Coordinator
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    +1 to the clove polyps.

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