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donnamc68
05/13/2017, 01:50 PM
I notice this green string like thing that comes out of my rock. At first I thought it was some sort of Algae, but when I go to poke it, it shrinks back into the rock and shows it's face again. Picture isn't the best sorry and I for some reason I can't seem to get a video uploaded on photobucket.

<a href="http://s50.photobucket.com/user/blueeeyes68/media/3a300025-7be8-46b6-8249-2eee6837a2d3_zpsvwgepiza.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f343/blueeeyes68/3a300025-7be8-46b6-8249-2eee6837a2d3_zpsvwgepiza.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo 3a300025-7be8-46b6-8249-2eee6837a2d3_zpsvwgepiza.jpg"/></a>

twitchy
05/13/2017, 01:54 PM
I can't really see the pic, but it could be a spionid worm

donnamc68
05/13/2017, 01:58 PM
Hi twitchy, I googled spionid worm, don't look like that. looks like green thread but he reacts when I poke it and retracts back into the rock . so odd!

AlSimmons
05/13/2017, 02:00 PM
I think it might be one of the many "tentacles" of a Hair/Spaghetti worm.

http://www.lionfishlair.com/hitchhikers-guide/

donnamc68
05/13/2017, 02:04 PM
googled some more and I think it might be hair worms which are harmless. I noticed My zoa's retract when these things come in contact with them.

donnamc68
05/13/2017, 02:06 PM
HI Aisimmons...I didn't see your reply. Yes I believe you are correct. I googled it and it looks like hair worms. Thank you :)