i still consider myself fairly new to coral because i havent seen a whole lot of growth. i have a few spacific questions about coral growth for various types of coral (what to look for when you think it might be growing/spreading) first off, as most of you know i had a sort of sps melt down, but i still have i think 4 sps peices. i think id consider 3 of them with bad color and the other was just orange anyways. i have an orange cap well.. peices of one (i broke it into peices on accident) - im curious if where its grown turns lighter or does that mean its dying from the outside? i know its grown for sure because its bonded to the rock i had it glued to, but now all around the edge its getting thicker and stuff, but its also i lighter color. let me know what you think about that. now, im curious how rics grow ( do they grow big and then split, and so on - or do they lift their food and drag around like shrooms do : i think : ) also, zoas - do they sprout out from under other zoas or do zoas do the dragging thing? oh, and corals like candy coral and frogspawn. do heads split, do they sprout out and grow and so on? and then my final question (for now) is - how do you tell a zoa from a paly? thanks! -ben if there are other corals youd like to talk about id love to read it, these are just the ones im curious about right now.