Aiptasia or torch coral spawn?

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A few months ago I first spotted (what seem to be) two torch coral spawns. Just now I saw my pulsing xenia all closed up and moving away from it's rock. When I looked closely I spotted this thing (see photo). My instant reaction was aiptasia since I've read they sting and irritate corals. But I'm having doubts, since it tentacles look thicker than those of aiptasia. Can someone tell me what it is? (P.S. I'm aware of the vermetids)
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Next pictures are from what I thought torch coral spawns. But might as well check if I'm right on those, or are they secretly aiptasia all this time?
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A few months ago I first spotted (what seem to be) two torch coral spawns. Just now I saw my pulsing xenia all closed up and moving away from it's rock. When I looked closely I spotted this thing (see photo). My instant reaction was aiptasia since I've read they sting and irritate corals. But I'm having doubts, since it tentacles look thicker than those of aiptasia. Can someone tell me what it is? (P.S. I'm aware of the vermetids)
IMG_4412.jpg


Next pictures are from what I thought torch coral spawns. But might as well check if I'm right on those, or are they secretly aiptasia all this time?
IMG_4372.jpg
IMG_4373.jpg
Keep an eye on the one in the first pic. From the picture alone it reminds me of a majano anemone. I’m not certain but monitor it. The other two, like others have affirmed, are baby torches. Congrats!!
 
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