Egg bubble, what is it?

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  1. Papitto

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    Hey guys,
    Saw this today between my rocks... not good quality pic, but is a bubble with white specks all around it. spherical in nature. What is it?

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    at a wild guess a turnicate, but need a clear pic
     
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    I just got new glasses 2 or 3 weeks ago. And I cannot make out what I'm looking at.

    Please, better pictures. Please.
     
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    Lol just another one pop up this morning. Clearer pic

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    What size is it?
    Do you have any wrasse in the tank?
     
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    :eek: That's a weird looking thing lol...
     
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    It's about 3cm in diameter and looks like it's a bubble being blown by that white tube through the hole you can see. I have 2 of them.
    Looks very sci-fi
     
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    No, no wrasse in the tank
     
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    Today I have 5 of these things...
    I'm guessing the white tube looking thing is a filter feeder and blows a mucus membrane bubble to collect food from the water column.
    I'm no expert but logical to me
     
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