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Old 05/18/2018, 03:28 PM   #1
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all of a sudden these appeared

only on one rock Any Advice?


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Old 05/18/2018, 03:37 PM   #2
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What are we supposed to be looking at?

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Old 05/18/2018, 04:52 PM   #3
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Coral mucus?
Bacterial snot?


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Old 05/19/2018, 04:04 AM   #4
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That first picture looks a little like what I had. It was some type of worm with a feather duster type head. I eventually stopped seeing them. Tried identifying them using the hitch hiker guide but couldn't find anything close enough to say, that's it.


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Old 05/19/2018, 07:51 AM   #5
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Gone!

Today they are gone as quickly as they came......must be coral mucus or other transient stuff.. Thanks for looking.


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Old 05/19/2018, 08:20 AM   #6
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Could be vermetid snail? They generally only spit out that when you are feeding.


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Old 05/19/2018, 01:05 PM   #7
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Yikes they are out again..

Yikes they are out again.. If they are vermetid snails what to do if anything


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Old 05/19/2018, 01:48 PM   #8
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Yikes they are out again.. If they are vermetid snails what to do if anything


I cut back on feeding and I donít see them anymore. You could use reef epoxy or super glue gel to seal their tubes shut.


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Old 05/19/2018, 03:11 PM   #9
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The pictures are pretty blurry, it could be spaghetti worms which are harmless detrivores.


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Old 05/20/2018, 02:25 PM   #10
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Could they be Digitate Hydroids?


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Old 05/21/2018, 05:06 PM   #11
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I didn't see the short spiky branches like the pictures of Digitate Hydroids and don't see any tubes like vermetid snails. I will try to get better pictures Thanks for all the suggestions.


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