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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Can someone help me ID this? We have recently added some snails but did not add water from store to tank. I think it must have come in off the live Rock or Sand. Kids where telling me there was a caterpillar in tank and I did not believe them until the Wife just sent me these pics.
  2. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hello! I bought this frag from my lfs two months ago. Today I added some coral supplements and saw an arm reaching out of a hole in the frag. See picture, the arm is red and seems like a bristle worm. Any idea what it can be and is it bad? If so, how do I get rid of it? Thanks in advance for...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    A hitchhiker already? I knew at some point I could possibly see something but I figured it would be so tiny it would take weeks to grow and show up in my tank where I can see it with my bare eyes. I can't tell you how much time I spend staring at the sand with my LED flashlight imagining little...
  4. Nano Reefs
    I got some gulf live rock and something crawled out of it yesterday that I can't identify. It was crawling up the glass and had a foot like a snail but no shell. His body was oval shaped, orange with small black spots and he was about the size of a pencil eraser. Any ideas?
  5. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    My tank has been up and running for about 6 months now. I have a 29 biocube and recently upgraded to the intank media baskets in chamber 2. I did not realize how fast the filter floss gets dirty and I believe that is how I got my red slime outbreak. My lfs suggested refresh by dr aquatics and it...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, new to the forum. my aquarium is cycling but have noticed the organism on the photo growing on the live rock. just wanted some help in working out what it is exactly.
  7. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    HI all, I have seen this little bug crawling around on my glass for about 2 weeks now. He is yellow on top, white underneath and has 1 pair of antennae(?). Was about 3mm long when first seen and is now about 8-10mm long. He seems to stay on the glass. Any ideas what he is?
  8. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    hey can anyone ID this thing? It popped up in my tank a day or so ago and it is alien looking. Details: Clear, Things unmoving on inside, Pumpkin Shaped, It can move! My other tank inhabitants are a bicolor blenny and royal dottyback. Ill post pics soon
  9. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    My wife picked a couple of these up on a trip to the beach this week. Any idea on what they could be?
  10. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    This is what came up in the middle of the Toadstool Leather last night. At first, it was whiter and the leather didn’t have the stars out. This morning it was much darker and the leather looked like this. Any idea what it is? Does this thing release spores to propogate? We have never...
  11. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Howdy from Melbourne, Australia! This is my first post and I'm here on behalf of my mum. She has 2 tanks now, one with 2 seahorses and a little purple/yellow fish. Another tank has 3 bits of live rock & a damsel fish (sp?) to make sure the water is safe. Anyway, I was sussing out the "live...
  12. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hi there, I started my reef tank up about 3 months ago, and recently spotted this little thing on my live rock. I have no idea what it is... can someone help me to identify what it is (and if it's a good thing or not?) It's about 1 cm in length and as you can see from the image, looks like...
  13. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    When I set up my tank years ago I had my first brush with bristle worms. Naturally, I freaked and asked all my aquarist friends what these pink things were and they set me straight. Over the years my tank has been at my old roommate's place and he's been helping take care of it. A couple weeks...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    i found this little guy on my live rock.......is it atipasia? or a glass anemone or what? (not the limpet) the thing with tentacles......if you look close under the limpet there is another 2 or three heads of this thing!!!!!!
  15. General Reef Discussion
    what is this thing?!?!?! It moves real fast and can get into real small spaces. my camera sucks at closeups but i found this on google. also there is a small snail that moves pretty quick and he is all over my live rock is that ok? he is brown and his shell is mussel shaped. he is only the...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    I just found this in my tank again! The first time I saw this guy, was a month or so ago and he was the sixe of a BB. He is now the size of two pencil erasers.:worm::bigeek:
  17. 37 Gallon Mini Reef

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