ID coral please

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Hi everyone

Could you please help me and identify the following coral, this was on a frag of Zoas that I bought recently.

Any help would be great and thanks.

David

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Reply #1

Hi @dhlcomp. Welcome to ReefBase. Personally, I'm not sure but it almost has the appearance of some sort of bubble tip anemone.
Maybe @Mike will know or one of the other more experienced reefers.

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Reply #2

Hi, @dhlcomp Welcome to ReefBase.

That's a Majano anemone. It's considered a pest, but no where near on the scale of other pest anemones like Aiptasia.

I had one for over a year and in that time it only split once and never bothered anything. They're also easier to remove than Aiptasia as they have much tougher bodies so can be physically removed quite easily.

I'd keep it unless it's bothering anything, and get rid if it starts to split often, but they're quite pretty, so it's your call. 
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Reply #3

Thanks Mike, I had an suspicion that it might be some sort of anemone, thanks to everyone.

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