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Well.......kinda embarrasing, but here goes.......this was one of the first corals I put in.......small little bunch of Blastomussa..(spelling?) This guy was on it, and I thought, hmmmmmmmm......just a cool looking polyp.....

Well just looking for confirmation, but after the last few days looking at posts, it seems that I have a DEVIL SPAWN FROM H#**

Sorry 'bout that...it has grown nicely for the last few months:rolleyes: ......just making sure, but is this that Majano (spelling again ?)......and if so, should I inject his butt ?....or just rip him out.......

Got a great pic of it though.....check it out......maybe this could go on a photography forum...........(too bad I can't get that good a picture of a "good" specimin:(

Let me know what ya think

Thanks!!!
 

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BTW...I did not even see the damage to the Blasti next to it until I took this micro photo.....wish I had a tank mount microscope...I did see a couple behind it dying off, but figured it was just shadowing them out too much............( so much to learn, so little time:( )
 

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Hmmm...doesn't look like the Majano in my tank, though I never looked at it that closely ;)

Great photo, btw. Can you make your photo smaller with your photo editor?
Yeh, I know...just one more thing to do in an already over loaded schedule.

Amen with the "so much to learn, so little time"
 

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No Problem......maybe I am wrong.....it is cool looking and eats well......just not sure about the stinging that is going on....
 

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Hmmm...does look like chemical warfare there :( I'm sure others more in the know can help.
 

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:)

No worries, it's not an anemone, but almost as bad. I call them moon polyps, they are in Bornemen's book under that name. I have tons of them all over the tank as they do spread, and they do sometime hurt the corals (the hammers were unfazed and kill them)
You can try and scrape the polyp off and put it somewhere else, just be aware that if you leave anything behind it will grow into another polyp, most likly two (these things should be called hydra polyps! :rolleyes: )
Anyway they are cool when you get a whole bunch together and make great trades for fragging, very versitile as far as care and lighting goes, and they eat just about anything, and I have had some survive the cycling of my new 20gal with out any effects, and in fact seem rather happy!
 

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Hi I just wanted to let you know that it is a form of a zooanthid. They are aggressive only in thier rapid growth rate. The LFS near me sells a rock of them for 40 bucks.
 

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Cool !!......Then I guess I won't zap it.......it only just started to get so big as to start overpowering the Blasti, So maybe what I will do is frag off the two Blasti stems he is attached to and move him to another spot:dance:

Glad it is not another predator......had enough of those......

Thanks again!!!!!!!!!!
 
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