Clam ecosystem!

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  1. akhannay

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    hello.... i have multiple living things on my clam, could someone please ID the white stuff, the orange thing and of course the brown objects for me :) and if good or bad for each... thanks!

    PS notice the bi-colour blenny keeping an eye on things :tt2:

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    They are sponges and you also have a small sea squirt on there
     
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    sure? sponges? do u have a link for me :eek:
     
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    White stuff does look like sponge. Is it soft to the touch?
    Looks like there might be some colonial ascidians there as well.
     

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