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Hey everyone I got these two in yesterday and only trade names were avail anyone know specifically what they are. As much detail as possible if you can.
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The first one looks similar to frags AquaSD sells. I have one and don’t know what it is. It looks to be in the loripes/granulosa spectrum but new growth will be telling. Not certain on the second one. Again, grow it out and see.
 
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The first one looks similar to frags AquaSD sells. I have one and don’t know what it is. It looks to be in the loripes/granulosa spectrum but new growth will be telling. Not certain on the second one. Again, grow it out and see.
Second looks like a latistella but the first doesn’t have enough to go on.
For some reason I didn’t get notified any of you replied I was coming to bump the post. Will do ima look into the species you mentioned tho
 
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2nd acro is positively a acropora carduus

How did you come to this id? I can see parts that look close but has lot of coralites for a carduus and I don’t see any small pocket like coralites between branches and not much tapering of branch ends. I do see a number of appressed coralites which carduus don’t really show. Still not confident on my id for this one either though. Can you take a pic from the side?
The first pic I agree with Perry and I have seen sarmentosa fragments look like that when they don’t take off. Looking forward to an update on these two later. I love all the people wanting true ids for their acropora these days!
 
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Yea that’s the pic I was seeing similarities in as well, I am just not used to seeing carduus with so many coralites. I am curious to see how it turns out with new growth, maybe it was an Aussie carduus that was in some heavy shallow water.
 
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How did you come to this id? I can see parts that look close but has lot of coralites for a carduus and I don’t see any small pocket like coralites between branches and not much tapering of branch ends. I do see a number of appressed coralites which carduus don’t really show. Still not confident on my id for this one either though. Can you take a pic from the side?
The first pic I agree with Perry and I have seen sarmentosa fragments look like that when they don’t take off. Looking forward to an update on these two later. I love all the people wanting true ids for their acropora these days!
I was NOT as thorough as you when coming to this conclusion. I honestly found the most similar looking one which was the pac man acro I think and looked into the Latin name. I could 10000% be wrong I’m by no means a expert. But that second frag everyone I’ve talked to who has it said it has no PE what so ever and their keeping other acros in their tank very successfully.
 
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