Any idea what this is ?

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    Warr7207

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    Is this some sort of sea sponge ?

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    Is it soft to the touch?
     
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    Hi Warr - yes - indeed looks like some sea sponge - there are many different colorations and sorts of sea sponges - MOST of them grow in darkness (would be at the bottom or behind the life rock)...
     
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    Sorry, cant give you the exact id, but it is a sponge. I have this growing in my frag tank and it is a bit of a pain. It does not stop growning and even grows over the soft corals:( .

    I have to pull them off every few months. They tend to pull off in large bits. Not saying you should do the same, but it can become a pest.
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    Yip looks like a sponge, feel it to be sure
     
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    Lives in my sump.
     
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    It can grow away, it is in my sump. Also i have read that sponges are one of the best filter feeders around. They apparently move hundreds of litres an hour though them.
     

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