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  1. lIghty

    lIghty

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    Hi Friends

    Noticed a few new strange creatures growing in my tank, could some advise if this is normal? AND WHAT THEY ARE! THANKS IN ADVANCE

    1. I saw long, thin, hair like "tentacles" coming out of a piece of my LR, they are about 3-4cm long and about the thickness of a hair, they look transparent with maroon colour rings on them, similar to a quid tentacle but are small, very small. It also caught a piece of shit as it passed....

    2. A small cotton bud like thing on the rock, seems to have a centre "tube" in it? couldn't take a pic as it is too small and was near the back of the tank. Its about 5mm in length...

    3. Last but not least, in the pic you can see 3 tubes growing, are these young tube worms?

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    No1 - no idea - some kind of worm?

    No2 Some kind of sponge or sycon?

    No3 - feather duster worms.
     
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    1 - possibly spaghetti worms
     
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    2. also got some of that on my new LR which im getting ready for my tank
     
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    2. Sea Squirt or tunicate possibly.
     
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    3 is some kind of sponge I think.

    Here is mine:

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    lIghty Thread Starter

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    Likesfish, that's it, when you say sponge, is it a coral, invert....? Is it a good sign?
     
  9. Mike

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    Must have misread this:blushing:

    1. as above could be spaghetti worm, or similar filter feeder.
    2. Should be Sarcon sponge (not Sycon as wot i wrote)
    3 - not feather duster - in fact never seen anything like it:lol:
     
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