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Old 07-10-2006, 09:22 PM   #1
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People Eaters/Zoanthids?

What is the difference between the two?
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Old 07-10-2006, 09:55 PM   #2
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their is normally a color designation, such as purple people eater zoanthids, green people eater...blahblahblah, it is just a color form. afaik
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Thanx I thoght they looked the same but didnt know for sure. in my quest to find zoas i am finding a million names for one zoa.
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The true PPE (purple people eater), are what's called a palythoas or paly with a neon green slit mouth. What makes the "people eaters" whether red, green, brown, purple, etc. is the green slit mouth. Not a green center, but an actual green mouth. They also exibit and can be identified by white striations on the outside of the polyp when closed up.

Here is a recent pic of one of my colonies. Not a great pic but you get the picture:

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cool thanx I have some browns with the green slit mouth.
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Wow where can I get me some of those?
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