Only seen one of them

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  1. Oppies

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    Hi guys can anyone tell me what this is? only seen one.[​IMG]
     
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    Stomella snail I think. If it is they breed like mad, I had millions at one stage.
     
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    Hmm... looks like a Chiton to me. ;)
     
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    Ditto found one in my tank in the begining of this year...

    its called a chiton yes... the eat algae and are safe in a reeftank

    heres a pic of ours just to confirm it... although I havent seen ours in a loooong time...

    [​IMG]

    Brandon
     
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    Chiton, got 7 scales on its back. A pre-historic type of snail.
    Very good holdfast to rocks. Needs a paint scraper to get it off.
    Algae eaters. Comes out more at night. Very hard to spot them.

    I got 6, local from south of Scotsburg. And one of them are in my slimline overflow, creating noise like mad. Driving me crazeeee.....
     
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    Jusus buddy again I have to ask what have you not put into your fish tanks you are the local invert king of Gteng
     
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    a shark, more specific a great white...:)

    Local lifestock I got.
    Blue'ed eyed hermits
    Yellow Tip Hermits
    Narita snails, black, brown, striped, white, white spotted and other combo's
    turbo Coronata
    limpet snail
    Brachiopods - another prehistoric type of bi-valve
    one white mussel
    one cone snail (predator)
    Zoa's - purple and other green
    Button Polyps, 3 colours
    Chitons
    Short spine urchins 1 Reddish and 3 purple
    Long spined urchins - gave them to Schalk
    Rock anomones various blue, grey, red velvet, red/orange, lime green, dark green, and a red striped green.
    Bristle starfish

    and the best ones
    Yellow ring Cowries - max length 28mm nice creatures.


    I had so many vegatarian snails in my tank, that I do not even have to clean my tank glass anymore. Gave loads away. Better to give them away than to let them die of hunger.
     
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