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  1. General Reef Discussion
    My tank is infested with Vermetid snails. Their mucus stuff gets blown all around my tank and gets caught on my corals and is starting to kill them on the ends. I have been breaking the tubes off then pushing a needle down their little hole thing to kill them but this has, very obviously, not...
  2. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Yesterday I got a green monti digi - the frag is about two inches tall. I didn't notice it yesterday, but there is a vermetid snail attached to the side near the base. I know generally they are not harmful, but I haven't read about them being attached to a coral directly. The coral does not...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    :help: Today we noticed a group of tubes coming up from the sand. The have two little tentacles that pop out and feel around, then go back inside when something disrupts them. We've had the same rock for about two years, and have not added anything new to the tank, so I'm not sure where they...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I bought a beautiful blue crocea clam yeasterday,it looked great in the display tank in the lfs,but when I got it home under my lights it didnt look so good,I noticed a rather large verminted snail imbedded on the side of its shell. from what Ive read they say there ok,but Im not sold on that...
  5. Clams
    I bought a beautiful blue crocea clam yeasterday,it looked great in the display tank in the lfs,but when I got it home under my lights it didnt look so good,then I noticed a rather large verminted snail imbedded on the side of its shell. from what Ive read they say there ok,but Im not sold on...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    A friend helped me ID a pest (or 50 of them actually) which was starting to overtake a green striped mushroom rock which also had a ton of very colorful feather dusters on the back. The pest was the dreaded the vermetid snail. Why do I say "was?" Because, a pair of halloween hermit crabs and...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    We seem to have a population explosion of vermetid snails. Wondering if this is normal for a reef with good water quality, if they are harmful at all and how to get rid of them. Thanks
  8. Vermetid Snails

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