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anthonys51
02/15/2017, 06:36 PM
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Found 2 of these in my Macro tank

Is this a baby lettuce sea slug


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pagojoe
02/15/2017, 10:25 PM
No, but it's in the same family. It's an algae eater, probably an Elysia species but it's skinny enough it might be a Thuridilla.

anthonys51
02/15/2017, 10:27 PM
No, but it's in the same family. It's an algae eater, probably an Elysia species but it's skinny enough it might be a Thuridilla.



So either way it's a harmless algae eater.


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anthonys51
02/15/2017, 10:27 PM
Do slugs reproduce in aquariums. I had them lay eggs but don't think they hatched ?


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pagojoe
02/16/2017, 03:30 PM
It's pretty rare. Most have a fairly long veliger stage so they usually get filtered out, even if the right food for them is in the water column (and it usually isn't).

anthonys51
02/18/2017, 04:46 PM
Thanks Joe for the help. These slugs seem to lay eggs once a month in my tank Was hoping they wouldn't live. Don't want 1000 slugs in my tank :)


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