Guess what this is?

Discussion in 'Photography' started by LikesFish, 26 Jan 2012.

  1. LikesFish

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  3. Nemos Janitor

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    Some type of hydroid?
     
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    Nope, smaller.
     
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    snot?
     
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    If my boogers were that beautiful I'd be a rich man.
     
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    Are those green organelle looking things chloroplasts? Which would mean it is unicellular? Or is that too small?
     
  8. SteveZi

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    is it a fish scale?
     
  9. LikesFish

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    Yeah 10µm is about correct.
     
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    It is something you guys always try to kill when you see it.
     
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    Nice!
     
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    algae cell?
     
  14. SteveZi

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    inthat case, it's a very tiny baitball of koi.
    i want to kill them
     
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    Nope... Each green cell is an algae cell. What is the organism? The scale of each green cell is about 10µm.
     
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    Whahahaa!!!

    So if it's not a hydroid................Some sort of protist?
     
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    Ok here is a 1:1 macro shot...

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  18. SteveZi

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    is it a photosynthetic dinoflagellate? - i don't see flagella but we are playing a guessing game
     
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    are those flatworms?
     
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    Planaria. brown flat worms. Hate flow, can not osmoregulate and move towards a spotlight at night. Easier to syphon them out.
     
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    Yep indeed, flatworms. They are beautiful under polarized light.
     
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