What? They can swim???

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  1. viper357

    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    :eek::eek::eek:

    Does that look like an Aiptasia to you? I'm not so sure.
     
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    Yeah not convinced that is an aiptasisia more likely a jelly fish
     
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    Jelly fish
     
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    Jelly fish :m79:
     
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    I'd say aiptasia
     
  7. Brendan6

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    If it was aiptasia...do you not think he would make a better quality vid? Fake.
     
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    Ive had my aiptasia move around that's for sure. How fast they moved i can't say. They are anemones after all
     
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    anemones can swim away from danger

    OK, not aiptasia, but still the same family
     
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    As I went towards it with the syringe to inject it,it swam away! Said nobody ever....
     
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    Don't jelly fish start off as a polyp of sorts? @459b
     
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    Upside down jellyfish or Cassiopeia to biologists, looks like one of the species and they are photosynthetic, usually sitting on a surface and occasionally moving, pretty much exactly as in the vid.
    @dallasg yeap, the jellyfish polyp pumps out ephyra and they grow into jellies which then produce the polyps.
     
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