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zilbermm
02/03/2017, 09:45 AM
Hi,

Got this small pineapple rock and saw tiny somethings growing on it. What are they and how quickly do they spread?
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AlSimmons
02/04/2017, 09:16 AM
Sometimes these are referred to as "Clove" polyps. The link below should help. These might not be identical to what you have, but there definitely on the same page. If you want to get rid of them a wire brush should do, but just do this in a separate container of water though.

http://www.liveaquaria.com/product/prod_display.cfm?c=597+599+671&pcatid=671

Livinlocal619
02/04/2017, 09:57 AM
I would definitely wire brush them off the rock, they are very invasive and grow very fast, unless that something you want.

zilbermm
02/04/2017, 10:02 AM
Thanks to you both.
I think I'll scrape them off or put some glue on them, I've also just read they can spread easily and that I don't want. Mine isn't the good looking kind anyway.

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