Invert ID

Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by KeeganP, 26 Sep 2013.

  1. KeeganP

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    Please ID this feather duster kind of invert,

    Had a really small 1 in my tank a while back. very interesting to watch.


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  3. Wynie

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    Looks like a Christmas worm, in some ways, but not sure
     
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    No no, totally different,

    Those feather like fingers curl up and actually goes into it's mouth and comes out.
     
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    It's a feather-star.
    not a worm, but echinoderm like starfish.
     
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    does it move around the tank or stay on the same spot like most feather dusters? ... cos it looks like a sea lilly to me
     
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    if its a sea lilly you will see its legs/feet under holding itself up
     
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    Beautiful to watch in tank. Only problem, they do not last long in a tank. Longest I could keep one alive, was about 4 months.... Sad.
     
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    Really? was it a big 1? wonder why they soo hard to keep...

    Mine was about the size off a 5c coin.
     
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    Dunno, over the years i must hqve had about 8-9. Ask @viper357, maybe he will have more info.
     
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    Agreed...
     

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