White things on mushrooms. Disease?

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    I noticed today these funny white things on my green mushrooms. I tried to blow/suck it off with a turkey baster but it seems to suck onto the mushrooms.

    Any idea what this is?[​IMG]
     
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    Sorry, saw the pic, they look like flatworms. They eat mucous off corals. Get a canary wrasse (Halichoeres chrysus). They love any worms!
     
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    Thank you. Are they dangerous to the reef environment?
     
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    flatworms are pest can also get 6 line wrasse to sort them out.
     
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    I believe that a Coral banded shrimp, or Boxing shrimp, can also do the trick.
     
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    I have a Coral banded shrimp, I will check if it pays any attention to it. Thanks.
     
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