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Old 04/02/2016, 07:34 AM   #3475
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Originally Posted by tankaddict View Post
This particular strain does not exhibit motility. Here are the pictures taken under 40x. They very much look like zooxanthellae. Any help would be appreciated.
All I can add is that the description sounds a lot like...

Originally Posted by Pants View Post
If your resolution is really poor on your scope, try paying attention to movement instead of shape. If they are spinning around like a tether ball then it is Ostreopsis. If they are scooting along the surface its probably Amphidinium. If they are really really tiny and just sit suspended in mucous with the odd one swimming in circles then its the tiny guy who looks like symbiodinium that I don't have a name for yet.

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