little aliens

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  1. danimal

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    can't for the life of me find out what this is... there are literally hundreds of them floating around, and at times i see them swimming, with little pulses like a jellyfish but really quickly...:wtf:


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  3. FransSny

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    Weird, I have no idea
     
  4. crispin

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    shiya will know i am sure, but those look really weird, yet quite fun. i'll tag this to see what it is :)
     
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    I hope they come in piece:lol:.
     
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    haha me too!
     
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    If they ask you to take them to your leader - bring them to me!!! I'd love to have them in my tank!!! :lol:
     
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    danimal

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    thanks anemone, sounds like them! now to figure out if good or bad
     
  10. FransSny

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    danimal as far as I know , anemone correct me if I'm wrong please, they are actually good guys depending on what inmates you have. The are related to anemones and corals, eat minute crustaceans etc. Thus if you have inmates dependent on lets say pods (like mandarin) they could wipe out the population

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  11. Anemone

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    To my knowledge they are only harmful to seahorses.
     
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    Sorry Anemone, for interest sake why seahorses ?
     
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    danimal

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    interesting. my tank is still young, only have 2 clowns and some hermits and snails. want to try get a peppermint shrimp and a blenny sometime soon but not in a hurry. thanks for the input :)
     
  14. Anemone

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    Seahorses are extremely slow swimmers, hydroids can easily catch and sting them. Its like an anemone vs. your favorite SPS.
     
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    Cool thanks Anemone :thumbup: Didnt know they also possed stinging cells like jelly's...does make sense though as they are related.

    One's never to old to learn ;)
     
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    You're welcome!
     
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    Sea Swallow - glaucus atlanticus
     

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