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Old 01/19/2010, 10:41 PM   #1
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hammer coral

i have a hammer coral and all of the heads are ot but on the tips of the coral there are little orange things on the tip that move. i dont know what it is. i have been reading brown jelly but didnt have any good pictures of it. can any one help me?


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Old 01/19/2010, 10:47 PM   #2
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reply to my first post

here is a picture of what i am tallking about it has the orange stuff on the back of the coral but on the tips



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Old 01/20/2010, 12:50 AM   #3
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My bet is on flat worms.


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Old 01/20/2010, 12:56 AM   #4
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thats what they look like are they harmful?


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Old 01/20/2010, 10:46 AM   #5
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They are annoying pest that will take over your tank. Covering everything in its path. Get rid of them fast.


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Old 01/20/2010, 11:49 AM   #6
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If it's true, they're flat worms. You better get rid of them fast before it's too late.
I've seen tank covered with flat worms and the owner could not do anything about them.


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Old 01/20/2010, 12:16 PM   #7
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collect ( suck up ) what you can and Flatworm exit what you cant get. Water change after.


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Old 01/20/2010, 12:31 PM   #8
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six line wrasse and/or mandarin goby is the answer to your problems. they will eat you out of brown flat worms in no time.


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Old 01/20/2010, 12:45 PM   #9
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One thing to remember is if you use Flat Worm Exit is to get them out as they will release toxins and might complicate things.


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Old 01/20/2010, 01:22 PM   #10
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six line wrasse and/or mandarin goby is the answer to your problems. they will eat you out of brown flat worms in no time.
Never done it myself, but I've heard this is A way to go. And it'd be nice to have lots of food for the goby!!


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Old 01/20/2010, 03:08 PM   #11
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thanks for all the help but i freshwater dipped it yesterday it killed all the tube worms (so i think) and the coral is out today


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Old 01/20/2010, 07:09 PM   #12
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I don't know about Mandarin Goby but my six line did not touch them.


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