Little tubes with green bump at the base?

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  1. Dlaria

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    Some of my live rock has little green bumps with white/green tubes sticking up. What are those?
     
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    Sounds like spunge filter feeders. Just my 2c. If it is that, its not a good thing.... What is your filter/sump consist of?b How about some pics?
     
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    I think it's leftovers of these tube like filter feeders. (Most have white feathers, but there's one in there with red ones.) The tang is eating the dead/stumpy ones. 52404e3f15a5e9ba8.jpg
     
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    Also found these. One looks like a mushroom, but the sad one next to it looks the same except has tentacles in the middle.
     
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    I don't have a sump; I'm afraid of a sudden flood, and I don't have room. I'm waiting for a hob refugium and large skimmer to come in a week or so. All I have right now is a small skimmer, topfin 60 filter, some powerhead things for water circ., and an airstone. :( These critters are hitchhikers. I'm just trying to figure out what's good, what needs to go; and trying to keep the good ones alive.
     
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    sounds like feather duster worms. THey are cool, dont worry about them. The mushroom looking thing with tentacles in the middle sounds like a LPS coral
     
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    the LPS looked sick from the beginning, was not all the way attached. Looks like a Nitro/Nitrate spike going on. (Maybe from adding some LR, and the fact that I caught my son feeding the fish.) My little Kenya tree got knocked over. It's a goner. There's a hermit next to it. I'm blaming him for chopping it down. lol.
     
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    Now it looks like a mushroom, but with little bubbly white things on it. I thought they were tenticles, but I'm not sure now.
     
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    The Kenya tree made it. Guess the hermit was just sitting on it.
     

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