What is this?

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  1. Rod

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    Can anyone identify this? It is growing on the glass.

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    Um, I think you're going to have to save that file to your pc then upload it to imageshack/reefclips/photobucket Rod. Or you can mail it to me...
     
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    Ok, I can see it because its on my computer? It was actually sent to me in an email.
    Right Photobucket here I come.
    Stand by one!
     
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    These were sent me by Wendy. Can anyone identify it please?

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    Eina, looks like flat worms to me, destroy via a six-line wrasse or there are a few other wrasses which eat this critter but not sure which.
     
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    No Midas I dont think so. This is a big boy! I have had my invasion of planeria/flatworms so I will say no.
    Compare with the mushroom near him.
     
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    That looks like a trematode (fluke). Could be parasitic.
     
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    Hi Rod - does this thing move at all? If not, It can be some type of sponge or turnicate. I have similar things growing in my tank, but they are DEFINITELY not mobile, and I could not see anything negative effect of having them in my tank. They do like the "darker" areas of my tank though.....
     
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    looks like a nudibranche
     

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