Nudibranch ??

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  1. Warr7207

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    Found a weird creature in my refugium.

    Do you reckon it is a Nudibranch or Scutus marine snail ?

    I can't seem to find any Rhinophore, that why I am thinking Scutus.
     
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    IMO... definitely a Scutus!
     
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    Awesome, I heard they are algae grazer ??

    Is it possible that a creature like this hid away for over 12 months ?

    This is the period when the tank was setup and received LR from Viper ?
     
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    Yep... they're grazers. They're my favorite snails actually!
     
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    Just hope my Mantis doesn't recognise it as a snail :whistling:
     
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    Got a pic of the foot of this snail, as you can see, looks like any normal snail underneath.

    What a cool hitchhiker :)

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    Hehe! Aren't they cute?!
     
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    Jeepers Warr, you have the creepy crawlies in your system;)
     
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    that is a wierd thing:p
     
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    cool hitchhike
     
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    nice one! are they reef safe?
     
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    Do they eat GHA? You should hire em out
     
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    From what I can find. it seems to be fine, basically an algae grazer
     
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    Awesome hitch-hiker, Warr! Great find man!
     
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    What a "geluk"!!
     
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    Here is a pic showing the shell, that is never used

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