White Sponge

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  1. Quintonv

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    Please help with this id,

    This stuff started to appear about a month ago it looks like a white sponge,

    All my water parameters are in check, none of them out of range.

    Should i remove it or keep it that is the question?


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    Quintonv

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    Pic might help....oops sorry
     
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    looks like non photosynthetic sponge.

    I want some.
     
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    Pics are up, cant you see them?
     
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    I had the same growing on a piece of base rock I bought, it felt a bit slimy but my elbi angel took it out.
     
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    Any other guesses?
     
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    Leucosolenia sponge
     
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    I doubt it... Leucosolenia sp. are found in the Northeast Atlantic (around the shores of England and Ireland).
     
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    Eish i still have no clue, i googled everything!

    I just hope it's not bad :p
     
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    they have a slightly broader range than that, but it does seem like they prefer cooler waters.
    Also just found out that the one i based my ID on has been moved to the genus Clathrina.
     
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    I can't think of any sponge that's actually "bad" in an aquarium (except for when they die and "stink up" the tank).

    Your sponge looks awesome. I'd enjoy it.
     

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