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Old 10/20/2017, 12:04 PM   #6101
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Help ID these minuscule creatures

I apologize for the large pics but it was the only way to capture such tiny stuff.

Isopod?



Baby nasarius?



Baby worm? (bristleworm?)


If I am wrong and any of these needs to go, please let me know!

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Old 10/20/2017, 12:09 PM   #6102
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I apologize for the large pics but it was the only way to capture such tiny stuff.

Isopod?



Baby nasarius?



Baby worm? (bristleworm?)


If I am wrong and any of these needs to go, please let me know!

Thanks!
Yes too the bristle worm and the baby nass
Not sure about iso

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Old 10/20/2017, 12:13 PM   #6103
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Are these feather dusters? They are just hanging in my sump



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Old 10/20/2017, 06:52 PM   #6104
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Help identifying a few hitchhikers

Just bought a new rock (well kind of The. LFS forgot too ring Up the live rock with everything else. And told me not to worry about it perks of being a loyal customer) anyway there's a couple's zoos, softies and tube worms/feather duster's any help identifying please and. Thanks in Advance


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Old 10/20/2017, 08:03 PM   #6105
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Amazing how new stuff keeps coming out years later. What is this glowing in the center of the pic? Has antennas and moving.

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Old 10/20/2017, 08:22 PM   #6106
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Nudibranch? (usually bad)


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Old 10/21/2017, 10:49 AM   #6107
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Old 10/21/2017, 03:24 PM   #6108
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Any hello on mine??
Pretty much agree with your ids... prob a paly/softie (kenya tree maybe?)/feather duster

All seem like great hitch hikers

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Old 10/21/2017, 03:25 PM   #6109
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Amazing how new stuff keeps coming out years later. What is this glowing in the center of the pic? Has antennas and moving.

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Old 10/25/2017, 04:44 PM   #6110
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This black (very dark green?? life is growing from my rocks over a sponge colony. Coral , algae, sponge other ?????



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Old 10/26/2017, 06:12 AM   #6111
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This black (very dark green?? life is growing from my rocks over a sponge colony. Coral , algae, sponge other ?????
Looks like a sponge I've seen in other tanks. It tends not to like the light. It should be harmless.


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Old 11/09/2017, 11:11 AM   #6112
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Any ideas?

Found a bunch of these guys jumping off a piece of rock l bought earlier today. The rock is sitting in a bucket of tank water for now until I️ can ID of these are good or bad


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Old 11/09/2017, 11:45 AM   #6113
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Amphipod. (good)


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Old 11/09/2017, 02:46 PM   #6114
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What are these hard tubed "worms"?

Please tell me what these are and if they are good or bad for my reef tank. Thanks for your help.


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Old 11/10/2017, 02:13 PM   #6115
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Please tell me what these are and if they are good or bad for my reef tank. Thanks for your help.
Looks to me like vermitid snails. They can be a nuisance to corals around them. They coat the area around them with slime to collect food, which aggravates the corals.


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Old 11/10/2017, 11:14 PM   #6116
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This is aiptasia, correct?



And these are bubble algae?




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Old 11/10/2017, 11:52 PM   #6117
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This is aiptasia, correct?



And these are bubble algae?

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Old 11/13/2017, 10:05 AM   #6118
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Looks to me like vermitid snails. They can be a nuisance to corals around them. They coat the area around them with slime to collect food, which aggravates the corals.
Thanks for your help. I'll keep trying to get rid of them


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Old 11/13/2017, 06:13 PM   #6119
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Hello! Newbie here, inherited a fairly mature tank. Couple of pictures, perhaps someone can help me identify?
First is maybe 1/2 across. Aptasia?


This is a little smaller, maybe 1/4.


My toadstool (name is Blob) is Loki g bad. He sometimes get at least 7-8 across, but has been molting and looking bad for about a week and a half. Not there is one finger that seems to be peeking up but the rest of him seems to be in poor shape. Other smaller toads seem to be doing fine, molting and getting bigger. Thoughts?



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Old 11/13/2017, 06:17 PM   #6120
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Both nuisance anems^

Mojano/Ball anem i think.

Haven't grown toadstool but browning out usually means nitrate too high

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Old 11/13/2017, 06:42 PM   #6121
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Both nuisance anems^

Mojano/Ball anem i think.

Haven't grown toadstool but browning out usually means nitrate too high

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Old 11/14/2017, 07:07 AM   #6122
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The first two are aiptasia and ball anemones.

Leathers are slow to show any change, good or bad. Your's doesn't look too good. There is an issue some leathers develop a rot that hollows them from the inside out. If that's the only leather you have, I be trying to get a frag or 2 started. I'd also consider removing it so it can be inspected more closely.


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Old 11/14/2017, 04:02 PM   #6123
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I have 3 other leather frags in the tank. Looks even worse today. Perhaps I just put it out of its misery?


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Old 11/14/2017, 08:53 PM   #6124
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What could be on this snail? Small feather duster?

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Old 11/15/2017, 02:42 PM   #6125
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It's kind of hard to tell from that picture, but if I had to guess I would go with some type of red macro algae.


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