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Old 06-28-2004, 05:11 PM   #1
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Bought a Coral from the lfs, said it was called a Medusa, anybody any ideas of its real name?

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AKA the french tickler... LOL

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Delbeek and Sprung dubbed it the sphincter coral in the Reef Aquarium book

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Old 06-30-2004, 02:48 AM   #5
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Also known as snake locks..hence medusa coral. They do require feeding, small brine shrimp, plankton-type food. The best location is anchored in the substrate with good water current. Some of them will pull themselves into their bases at night almost like an anemone. All this according to Aquarium Corals book by Eric Borneman.
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