Please identify white jelly/tube/cone thingy?

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  1. Jayceew

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    Hi All

    Can you please help me identify this white tube/cone thing growing on my LR?

    I can currently see 2, largest is about 3cm long now, smaller one only 1cm.

    Is this common?

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    Looks like a sponge (Sycon sp.).
    They good to have.
     
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    It is Sycon Raphanus also know as Pineapple or Qtip Sponges...
     
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    It's a calcerous sponge. Harmless and a sign of good water quality
     
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    Jayceew

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    Thanks all! Glad to hear I don't have to worry about this.
     
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    Finally, something good on my LR. I've got some of these. :)
     

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