ID Please - mini Perlemoen

Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by Meneer, 6 Jun 2011.

  1. Meneer

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    I sumped it - was crawling around on my rear pane.

    Could he be the one munching my Zoas?


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  3. Gawiedj

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    Looks like a Stomatella snail.
    Beneficial Creatures and very much reef safe.
    I doubt they would munch your zoas.
     
  4. Evo R

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    If it is a perlemoen...........i would not anounce it too loudly as your whole setup and everything can be confiscated!!!!!
     
  5. Meneer

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    @Gawiedj - Thanx - Looks like it is Stomatella varia. I apologized to him and put him back in the dt. :)
     
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    Good thing you apologized, they are very sensitive and if your hurt their feelings they stop eating algae;)
     
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    you forgot you mention you also never see them again.
     
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    I see my stomatella every now and then. It sleeps by the suction cups of a flow pump. Damn it has gone huge!!
     
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