Acro ID please :)

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  1. Moonfruit777

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    Ahoy!

    Is anyone able to ID this litle Acropora of mine?
    Latin name and or hobby/designer name would be much appreciated :)

    Coral grows long thin branches.
    Growth is rather fast.
    The coral seems to be very tough.
    The color under bright Light is a deep purple with neon green tips.
    Under low light, the green tips get longer/ the green overtakes the purple. (See the Frag on the fragrack, which is more to the side with less light)

    Thanks

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    Looks kinda like a lokani. Designer name only applies if you know lineage. So give it your own name!! :D
     
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    @BoomCorals Good idea, it does have that deepsea-ish look to it. But I think if it was a lokani it would not like to be placed on top right? (not sure though)

    Another guess was "pacman acropora" any opinions?
     
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    It's nice, whatever it is.
     
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    Bump ;Nailbiting
     
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    I have this acro n it's a deep sea species named PURPLE DRAGON
     
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    Purple Dragon, Purple Dragon Eyes or Twilight Dragon. Take your pick.
     
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    Looks a lot like my Mr. Pac-Man colony. Which I’m not sure if it is a lokani, turaki or cardus acropora.

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    I have the same coral n been trying to identify it to... I think it's a purple dragon coral
     
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    This is what mine looks like... 20180713_183120.jpeg
     
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    That’s not the same as the original poster. Yours looks like a lokani. Totally different species.
     
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