Please ID these for me

Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by Irma, 21 Apr 2011.

  1. Irma

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    I'm not sure what this is? Is it safe to keep or should I rather get rid of it. I's basic colour is brown with green banding.

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    And is this a sponge? There is one large one and lots of smaller ones on other rocks. Is this safe to keep?

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    Sorry about the bad quality pics but I do not have a macro lense.
     
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  3. chikaboo

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    BAD!:kangakiller:them all ... they are pest anemones called aiptasia ...... once they start taking over the corals they really become a problem... Thats in the first pic ... The second pic I can't see anything ... maybe highlight what you need us to ID ...If the greenish blob in the centre maybe a few more angles ... If a sponge should be ok to keep.....
     
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    Irma

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    How do I get rid of it?

    I cannot get a better pic of the second creature - the green blob in the middle of the pic?
     
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    In the first pic if thats the only one take the rock out scrape it off pour boiling water over it and return to dt IMO
     
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    The second pic could be majano or a zoanthid. A clearer picture will help clarify
     
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    I'll try and take a better pic tonight seeing as I have to remove the rock with the aiptasia on it to kill it
     
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    The second pic looks just like a sponge. Leave it. It's good. I have them too. First pic - Get rid of it!!
     
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