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Old 07-10-2009, 07:46 PM   #1
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Mystery button

Can someone ID these polyps for me. The only distinguishing characteristic is they each have identical eye spots.

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Looks like green button polyps

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Thats what I thought at first but (after painting over your pic) mine has identical eye spots on each polyp kinda like this
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thats what it looks like to me looks just like my buttons but you have more
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Ill take yalls word for it. I was just interested in Knowing. They came with a bunch of live rock I got on Craigslist
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Common names are simply that, nothing more. They are most likely Protopalythoa sp.
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Old 07-11-2009, 08:56 PM   #7
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Thank you Nancy Drew, mystery solved, Protopalythoa heliodiscus
Phylum Cnidaria - Zoanthid Anemones
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