Machadoporites, Poritipora, Calathiscus – What IS This Coral?

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There’s a curious little coral that we’ve been on the lookout for ever since first learning about it in the 2001 release of Charles Veron’s seminal Corals of the World. You most likely already know about Porites and the closely related Goniopora but Poritipora, which sounds like a portmanteau of the two previous genera, is a closely […]
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I believe this is the coral I have here,from Eye Catching Coral.It has a bright blue base with yellow polyps.
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looks like blue sympodium
Looks like you could be correct, thanks I have been trying to figure out what this frag is for a while,it's tiny and the polyps are so small I couldn't tell even with the flipper magnifier.
It came in unidentified to my LFS but it did come from eye Catching coral and they have a blue sympodium listed.
 

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Looks like you could be correct, thanks I have been trying to figure out what this frag is for a while,it's tiny and the polyps are so small I couldn't tell even with the flipper magnifier.
It came in unidentified to my LFS but it did come from eye Catching coral and they have a blue sympodium listed.
seems to be an uncommon coral. i have had a chunk for over a year and its a pretty slow grower... will try to send a pic tomorrow. your samples polyps are a little closed up which makes it a little harder to id, but i'm fairly certain that's what it is.
 

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