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  1. Carter-PE

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    I hope someone can tell me what this is...
    Its the first one I found on the substrate. There are a couple more hanging upside under 1 of the rock ledges.
     
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    Pic is not that good so could be a few things.

    Did it just appear one day or did it slowly grow?
     
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    does it open up to a flower type thing? to result in almost looking like a palm tree?
     
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    It has grown over time but it only appeared on the substrate on Wednesday. I guess maybe it got knocked off the rock or something. There are others growing under a legde.

    Never seen it open up, even at night.
     
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    Is it not a pineapple or q tip sponge?
     
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    Ok if has not opened up then it is not aiptasia. It is most likely a sponge or truncate. Both good guys.
     
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    Had some aptasia last week and got a peppermint shrimp to sort that out. Thx for the help. Will try get another better picture.
     
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    u right @2time they are pineapple sponge filter feeders...........

    look closer n u might see Spongebob:lol:
     
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    WHO LIVES IN A PINEAPPLE UNDER THE SEA:biglaugh::biglaugh::biglaugh:
     
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