Live rock chewing gum or what?

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  1. Garethmur

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    Howzit again,
    Please someone tell me what the heck this is, my live rock seems to be blowing jelly like bubbles?

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    Hi,

    I dont know, but would like to taak with to see the response. :)
     
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    How bizarre... Can't say I know, sorry. Interesting though.
     
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    Gareth - those are either tunicates or sponges. Unfortunately, I cannot clearly see from the side. Could you perhaps post a pic from the top perhaps...
     
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    459b Moderator MASA Contributor

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    they look like tunicates/ascidians. Picture is slightly unclear though.
    Do they look like this:
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    459b Moderator MASA Contributor

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    thats the transparent tunicate, Corella inflata


     
  8. Garethmur

    Garethmur Thread Starter

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    hi, and yes, it does look kinda like the pic you posted, sorry, cant get a better pic than whats currently uploaded, i did take some pics from the top but they are too translucent and cant really see them in the picture from the top. if it is what you sair "tunicates/ascidians" what is it, is it good or bad?
     
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    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    Tunicates are good to have, Gareth. They assist with the filtration system. Only one thing that I experienced, is that they do seem to prefer darkness....
     
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    i also have some on one or two peices of my live rock.they starting to grow well in the darker area's:)
     
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