ID. Anacropora?

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Picked these up a couple weeks back at my LFS. Wondering if they are anacropora?
#1 purple/green with light blue polyps
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#2 started out brown, but is turning green with what looks like brown polyps.
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It doesn't seem like they do. From what I've read, axial corallites are generally larger. Right?
The polyps all look to be the same size. Some are coming out of the tip, but they seem somewhat irregular in occurrence and no larger than the others
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I also thought that anacopora didnt really encrust? I could be wrong
That's what I thought as well. However, I cannot seem to find any acro species that mimics these growth forms.
Every acro species I can find has much more defined radial and axial corallites. On the other hand, anacropora polyps seem to be more spread out.
 

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Those are not anacropora. Just regular acropora with a muted growth. They will very much encrust where as anacropora do not encrust. Once you get more growth and coralite definition it will be much easier to make an ID.
 

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