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Stevenrickard
08/27/2016, 12:17 PM
Not quite sure what this is... I have a pretty nice size Zoa colony I picked up at my LFS. I noticed that in the early morning hours just before lights go on there are two large red tubes coming out of the colony. Thought it could be a sponge but it retracts. Possibly a clam of some sort, but the colony doesn't move. Just the two siphon tubes come up and down depending on the time of day, and always during coral feeding Sunday's. http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160827/9dfd0a6114eba956dee35036a032291d.jpg doesn't seem to bother the Zoa's and its cool having a lot of life in the tank. Just would love to know what it is. http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160827/20939d9932f8fee8883cb1a7a9a45f71.jpg


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NanoReefWanabe
08/30/2016, 07:43 PM
Can you take a pic with the zoas aggrivated and closed up?

SeaCucumberFan
08/31/2016, 03:09 AM
I think barnacle or vermetid

C.Eymann
08/31/2016, 04:38 AM
Looks like tunicates maybe, better pics ? Less blue more white lighting?

Stevenrickard
09/01/2016, 10:56 AM
I'll turn the Blues off and get a better pic... Thank You!!!

Stevenrickard
09/01/2016, 11:45 AM
Not vermetid Snails, I've had those before, much smaller tube. These tubes are about 1/4 inch OD. and retract back. No spiderweb castings either. Just sucks in water during feeding. I looked at multiple barnacle images, no feather duster that comes out.

Stevenrickard
09/03/2016, 12:32 PM
Here are some better images without the blue lights lit. http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160903/8215041b0b676dc2054f1e0b986b5408.jpghttp://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160903/782339a7c13a6674a5d82b26f010f84e.jpg


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Stevenrickard
09/03/2016, 12:35 PM
Looks like tunicates maybe, better pics ? Less blue more white lighting?



I do believe you're correct Sir!!! Looked up Tunicates and that's exactly what they look like. Great ID!!! Thanks


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