ID nudibranch please?

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  1. chriscorreia7

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    Hi guys, this little guy hitched a ride with a plant I got on the north coast, stretched out like in the photo he is only about 1cm long.
    Is he a danger in my tank?

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    The pic is a little unclear.
    Can you describe it a bit more?
    Color
    Any distinctive markings / appendages?
     
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    Ye sorry it's SOOO difficult to get a good pic...it's body is oval in shape narrowing quite a bit into a head with 2 hornlike appendages...it has a smooth body with no folds etc like many other nudibranchs, it's color is luminous green with no spots or any other colors.
     
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    I will take it out and place it in the sump or other suitable container to be able to take a better picture. And keep it there until properly identified.
     
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    It looks like the one I had...
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    http://www.marineaquariumsa.com/showthread.php?t=27393

     
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    Nudibranchs that are luminescent indicates that they are eating the zooanthellae in your zoas, I would sump him, however this would most likely starve the animal, which, as you can imagine is a very terrible way to die. If you can not identify him as a reef safe nudi, I would euthanise it in the must humane way possible. I usually take the animal in some tank water and place him in the freezer as this will induce sleep and eventually death.
     
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