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  1. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hi just wondering if anyone can help ID this It looks like lips coming out of a hole in the rock. After a while the open up and go back inside the rock and can barely be seen. Thanks
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I have a video of it too...its a worm the main body is inside the rock but this one single tentacle that crawls on the ground with this tail of a wale looking thing searching for things on the sand and glasses
  3. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Do you agree with the following, especially the section " Their presence is a sign of a healthy system" - This group of snails have forgone their mobility by attaching their "shell" to the substrate and converting it into a calcerous tube. They release a mucus web out into the water, which...
  4. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I've noticed what I think are copepods on the glass in my tank. When I was looking at my live rock to see if I could find any there I saw what I can only call a bug that was around 3-5 millimeters long. There are actually two in the middle of the picture. Does anyone know what these are? Are...
  5. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Found this starfish on my live rock a few days ago, he's usually a green with purple stripes, but it looks like his one leg has turned a whiteish colour. I hope he's not dying. Does anyone know what kind if starfish he is? He's quite small but loves to travel. Is he reef safe? I don't have much...
  6. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Need help figuring out what this thing is and if it's good or bad. It's been hanging out on that shell, and if it's bad now is the time to get it out of my tank. It's not been doing much just hanging out for the last day.
  7. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hi guys, I have noticed these fellas in my tank. Would some king expert please advise on what to do with them. Thank you
  8. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    White spongy stuff around the feather duster. Stringy hard stuff, not on any other rock and doesn't seem to be spreading. Hard black bristles. Haven't moved or grown any. Lastly, the little white fingery tree looking things. Tons of them on that rock and a few on other.
  9. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hi, I am wandering what these little stripy worms are in my tank and if they are friendly or not. Popped out upon some live rock in newly cycled tank. Apologies for the poor picture , as close as my I pad will focus because of how small they are. thanks to anyone who can shed some light.
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all.... Need help identifying this and whether i should flush it or keep it in my tank. Please advise ASAP as i have it in a pyrex measuring cup :)
  11. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hey folks, Can someone identify this little blighter and let me know if he needs removing Thank you in advance
  12. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Just got this rock from my LFS and had put it in my 75g but decided it would look better in my new Bio29. Anyone have any idea what this thing is? It looks like it could be aptasia, but has like a white spongy looking think growing with it. Any idea?
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Yea well I bought a pulsing xenia frag and out seemed to be doing well untill I see that it looked like it was sick... I turned on the actinic today and saw some strange hitch hicker kinda looks like tentacles almost like a torch coral or some type of anemone ill just post a picture its kinda...
  14. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hi, I have had this guy hiding out in my tank for several months. I have not had good luck catching him since hides out way under my live rocks. Sometimes I won't see him for a long time and just when I think he might be dead he comes creeping out again. Any thoughts are appreciated! Carolyn
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Is this a baby snail? It moves like a snail just a little faster but doesnt seem to have a shell.
  16. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hey All, New to this and I am setting up a 90 gallon reef tank. Been curing rock since Christmas (~35 lbs LR from LFS and ~75 lbs Dry Rock). I noticed my first hitchhikers - some black/red bristle worms and this organism that I am not sure of what it is. Any help would be greatly appreciated...
  17. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Me and my wife saw this just a few minutes ago. Does anyone know what it could be? Should I try to remove it from inside the rock? Any help would be GREATLY appreciated.
  18. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    This stuff hitchhicked in. tank has been going for over fours months now. I pull hand fulls out every week. Starting to get over run. Spearding from rock to rock with runners. Yellow tang, bi color blenny, hermits, cerith snails, lamark angel, no one touches it. Any help would be appreciated...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Hey so I have lately seen some new growth on my liverock I either never noticed before or have recently been added inadvertently...somehow they are all in the same picture! Red arrows: some sort of white color sponge..?seems to appear gooey and splotchy on the rock surfaces, small splotches...
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