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Old 09/07/2015, 09:56 PM   #1750
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Originally Posted by mathman7728 View Post
thank you!!!

i've attached a photo from a microscope

That looks a whole lot like coral zooxanthellae (Symbiodinium iirc). Have you been annoying your corals?

Link (can't get this to paste in, sorry): Zooxanthellae

Poking through planktonnet (fun for the whole family it also looks a bit like a Lepidodinium aka Gymnodinium spp.
Here's a pic:

Anyway does look like a dinoflagellate..

hth a bit,

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