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    new gorgonian, ID please?

    I could not resist this one, can anyone ID it?
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    hey do you live near oakville salt water lfs

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    yes
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    Guaiagorgia ( Blue Gorgonian).
    Similar to Menella from the Pacific and Indian Ocean, and to Leptogorgia from Florida.

    Will not last because it is a non photosynthetic type which requires a specific diet. Common in stores but very often die quickly..., unfortunately.

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    I can't give you a positive ID but the white polyps are an indication that it is nonphotosynthetic - meaning it can not derive any nutrition from light - meaning it will have to be fed to survive. Your best bet for food will be golden pearls. Nonphotosynthetic corals are extrememly difficult to keep long term and there is a definite point of no return. Yours looks very healthy and I suspect if you are able to keep it well fed right away you have a good chance.
    Susan

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    in case ya never knew the red and white thing is a cleaner shrimp.:bananadan :jump2:

    I'm out of here!!oof: LOL:lol:
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    Mike Philpott

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    it is blue in color.here is another pic
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    really nice looking
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    Yes nice, but unfortunately..., as I said above.

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    shoot
    I just wanted an easy to keep gorgonian.
    so I was thinking dark polyps = photosynthetic
    I ll try to give her the best care that I can
    :bawling:
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