what's this thingy? good or bad?

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  1. Kevin34PE

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    Hi,found this in my tank,please help me identify it. Am going to sump it so long. Thanks in advance.

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  3. RiaanP

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    From the underside it does look like a chiton.
    But you definitely need to get a better camera.
     
  4. Kevin34PE

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    Thankyou Riaanp. The pic is a bit blurry as I tried zooming in after taking the pic. What is a chiton? Was sumping it a good thing?
     
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    if it is chiton they are good,they eat algae and are nocturnal accord to my book
     
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    google...

    anyway, it's a pre-historic type of snail. With 7 plates covering it. And a very strong foot to hold on to the rock surface.
     
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    Looks more like a polychaete to me...though hard to tell with that pic. You get quite a lot of stubby species.
     
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    Looks like a segmented bristle-worm to me...
     
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