what type of polyps are these?

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    Hello. I just set up a 29 gallon about a month ago and I bought a few starter corals. I got some Polyps because I love how they glow but I forgot to look at the name at the store. My tank is cycled. I had seeded filter media and I have the marineland LED lighting system with the white and blue lights. Thanks in advance. :)
     
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    SeaBee Ha Ha Thats Funny!

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    I have green people eaters that look a little like your first one. But mine have the bright mouth...

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    SeaBee Ha Ha Thats Funny!

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    What do you mean by "filter media"?
     
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    I have a 55 HOB aquaclear filter. The filter media I have is sponge and bio modules. I got these from another mature tank to speed up the cycling process.
     
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    That type of coral is a Zoa(Zoanthids). There are so many names and types of them.
     
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    Smitty, all three are zoa? In the third picture there are also these see through Polyps. They look kind of feathery. They are so hard to see in the picture. When I turn the night time lights on they glow a faint bluish. Do you know that those could be? Maybe new Polyps developing?
     
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    They could be tiny feather dusters... new polyps bud out from the mat.
     
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    SeaBee Ha Ha Thats Funny!

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    I think you may have some star polyps onthe last photo, they comeout of a "matt" and look like 5 pointed stars when fully exten ded.
     
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    I think all 3 pics are of different types of zoas.
     
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    They all look like button polyps to me :)
     
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    Thanks guys. Majority rules zoas. :)
     
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