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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hi. I have white barnacle like invertebrates growing on my rock. It looks like the larger ones under my mushroom corals have released larvae. These little white dots, with hard white shells are showing up everywhere. Are they barnacles? or what? I'm not sure what to do about them. Thanks for...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    So I have a fw ent number of limpets these days. But retreading up on them some are sps predators. Now I have a couple sps and havnt seen any damage but I figured I would ask if others have had problems. Mine are the ones with the hole in the top of the shell and 1/3" in size. Which aren't...
  3. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I just got a new frag today, and found this little guy.. at first I thought it was a limpet, but when I touched it, it balled up like a pill bug, its really small, but it did look like it has a single "foot" with small "arms" on the sides at the bottom... do you know what this is?
  4. General Reef Discussion
    There are a bunch of limpets in my tank, and over the weekend they were shooting out clouds of "smoke" from their keyholes. I assume this is some sort of reporduction, as they were all doing it and I have never noticed them do it before. I thought it was interesting enough to take a few pictures.
  5. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hey gang, So i have noticed a few things in my tank that have me concerned. The first is this odd growth on the back of one of my snails. At first i thought it was some sort of Limpet, but it doesnt appear to be mobile or have any opening. The second concern is this small critter i noticed...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    This strange limpet-looking creature has been munching on this one rock for several months now. I don't know what it is or where it came from. It looks alot like any other limpet I've seen except for it appears to not only graze the rock, but be filter feeding also! It has tentacles all...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    4 year old limpet hitchhiker decided he wanted to play a joke on mr. skull head
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