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What is that and where did it come from.

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Post by dave3112 » Sat Jul 30, 2005 10:00 pm

Can someone identify this for me? Thanks
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Post by Jahdiel » Sat Jul 30, 2005 10:02 pm

Do you have a clearer picture by chance?
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Post by snoopdog » Sat Jul 30, 2005 10:05 pm

It's blurry, reminds me of a green carpet.
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Post by Jahdiel » Sat Jul 30, 2005 10:10 pm

Craters in the moon? :roll:
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Post by dave3112 » Sat Jul 30, 2005 10:11 pm

Trying to get a better one and will post in a moment. The person at the fish store didn't know what it was, got it for $28, it's around 3 1/2 by 2 1/2 inches. Will attempt picture in a moment. Thanks

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Post by dave3112 » Sat Jul 30, 2005 10:15 pm

See if this is better.
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Post by Jahdiel » Sat Jul 30, 2005 10:22 pm

It looks simular to something that we have and cant identify, but our is red and green. Now Billy would say it is an acan of course :lol: I really don't know
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Post by dave3112 » Sat Jul 30, 2005 10:27 pm

I was also thinking it was acan but was not sure. Thanks for the post. If anyone else knows what it might be, keep it going. Thanks

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Post by NM354 » Sat Jul 30, 2005 10:33 pm

any info:
lps?
sps?
polyp of some sort?
its kind of hard to tell from the picture kind looks like and lps i will look trough some books see if anything resembles it.

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Post by Jahdiel » Sat Jul 30, 2005 10:35 pm

To me it looks like a Open Brain Trachyphyllia Geoffroyi with several mouths.
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Post by NM354 » Sat Jul 30, 2005 10:48 pm

I think i will have to go with jahdiel on this one. can't really find anything else thats an exact match. Its not your everyday open brain if thats what it is.

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Post by andy4499 » Sun Jul 31, 2005 8:00 am

That is what it looks like to me also is some sort of brain

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Post by dave3112 » Sun Jul 31, 2005 12:49 pm

Thanks for all the replies.

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Post by Amphiprion » Sun Jul 31, 2005 8:59 pm

I have to forward with Jahdiel and NM354 on this one also. It is definitely either a multiple-mouthed Trachyphyllia or similar mussid. I lean toward the latter, since the texture is not quite on par with Trachyphyllia.
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Post by snoopdog » Sun Jul 31, 2005 10:09 pm

god still looks like a carpet to me *** shrug ****

But I have been drinking tequila.
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