Baby Carpet Nennie or Ric?

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  1. gMAN

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    ok, so i've been trawling this forum & others and I'm now starting to wonder if this little guy is a carpet nennie or a ric? can anybody help?

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  3. gMAN

    gMAN Thread Starter with the plan

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    forgot to mention it came attached to the carpet nennie that i had....
     
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    Looks like a shroom to me.
     
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    gMAN Thread Starter with the plan

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    shroom??? ok, now i'm confused! always thought it was a nennie cos it was attached the big guy, will try get top down pic tonight & upload. thanks Slagter
     
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    A Ricordea is a type of shroom. It looks like it could possibly be a Ricordea yuma. I don't think it's a Ricordea florida. It kind of looks like my Fliffue mushroom. But the mouth looks like that of a Ric.
     
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    looks like a hairy shroom, doesnt look like a carpet to me
     
  8. Kunhardt

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    Ya, its a Ricordea Yuma. Definately not a carpet anemone.
     
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    sure does look like a Ric to me.
     
  10. Anemone

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    It's not a carpet anemone. I'm not sure if its a mushroom or a ricordea.
     
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    To me it looks like a rhodactis mushroom. If you take it out the water what does it smell like?
     
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    Could possibly be one of the Rhodactis Hairy Mushroom species, but looking at the mouth I would lean more towards Ricordea florida, the florida's have smooth mouths whereas the yuma's have sort of very short tentacles on the mouth.
     
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    Doesnt look like a florida. Ricordea florida are fouind in the atlantic, dont our carpets come from the pacific/indian?
    Mouth not right for a yuma.
     
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    Take it out the water. If it smells really bad then it is rhodactis.
     
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    I also agree that it doesn't look like a ric to me.
     
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  17. sweetnsour

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    Smell it, smell it , smell it, smell it
     
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    Thanks bud. Finally someone with the same idea as me.
     
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    where was the shipment that you got the carpet anemone from?
     
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    LOL:lol: what should it smell like??
     
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    here you go
     
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