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Old 08/27/2021, 11:20 AM   #1
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ID on a green plating coral?

I've grown this coral out from the size of a quarter to where it is now, probably 14-16 inches across. I have no idea what the genus is, much less a species-level identification. Any suggestions? (I know the branching SPS above the green plate is Stylophora).

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Old 08/27/2021, 06:31 PM   #2
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Green Montipora?


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Old 08/29/2021, 06:30 AM   #3
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Monti would be a good guess generally for a plating coral, but I'm not feeling it in this case.

The surface texture to me suggests a type of Turbinaria.


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Old 08/30/2021, 05:41 PM   #4
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I was debating between Turbinaria and Montipora. I've got what's definitely a Montipora to the left of the mystery plate (see image). I just looked at some Turbinaria images and agree that the texture/polyp spacing looks a lot more like Turbinaria than Montipora.

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