id needed please

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  1. malooda

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    hi

    found this guy in my tank
    should i remove him?
    what is it?

    thanks

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    could also be a tiny sea cucumber. Does it have feathery protrusions at one end?

    Any chance of a different pic?
     
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    Cloud also be a Sea Hare (Dolabella auricularia), if this is the case, they chow algae like crazy
     
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    actually id say that nudis are mostly bad with regards to home aquariums, those that dont eat soft corals eat other things we dont know and can feed making them a family of underwater critters, that are beautiful but near impossible to keep long term. That aside from the potent toxins that most nudis pack.

    very unlikley to be a sea hare at that size.

    i think we are going to need slightly better pics to hazard a decent id at that creatchure, anychances of more pics?
     
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    malooda, i am assuming this fella can move? and is primarily nocternal?
     
  8. malooda

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    yip i seen him yesterday for the first time, i wasnt home for a while so the lights of the room were of and tank has no lights as im cycling it. prob is i couldnt find him today.

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    yip he can move, very slowly tho


    while we at it can i ask you guys if this is normal its growing on some pieces of live rock

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    id still say its a sea cucumber.
     
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    is a sea cucumber safe?
     
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    Looks more like a cuke to me too.
     
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    Cucumbers are reef safe although some can poison your tank if they are stressed. They release halyotoxin
     
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