Please Id this snail I found in my zoas

Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by TheresaC, 25 Mar 2014.

  1. TheresaC

    TheresaC

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    I noticed my zoas aren't doing as well as usual. So I dipped them in ro water. This guy came out. Can somebody please ID?

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    irie ivan MASA Contributor

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    Difficult to do from the picture, not very clear when I zoom in.
    Google sundial snail.. Zoanthid chomper
     
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    Looks like sundial? Is that a pic from the top of the shell?
     
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    Yip looks like sundail
    They eat zoa.

    There are some guys that actually use them for zoa control.
     
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    maybe use another camera and get a pic that is a bit more focused :blush:

    but here is a better pic from the net

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    Had a look on the net and it's def a sundail. Looks exactly the same. Thanks everyone.
     
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    i have now problem with sea spiders and nudibranch in zoa ;/
     
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