Can anyone identify theses three pics??????

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  1. game24_7

    game24_7 Plankton

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    Thank you guys for providing a site that really helps out the everyday aquarists. You guys are awesome! Theses three things have been around for the past few weeks. Can anyone identify them?!?!

    1. Some form of algae (the green looking stuff)
    I'm not really sure what type of algae this is but they look like little fingers.

    Questions:
    • Should I remove it or is it ok to keep it in to help remove some of the nitrates and phosphates in the water?
    2. A type of Coral (the light blue looking thing)
    It tends to curl up during the night and opens up in the morning. It also has little tentacles along the top.

    Questions:

    • Is this a pest?
    • Should i pull it out of my tank?
    • Will if form colonies?
    3. The little pest? (the small bug)
    These little bugs have been with me longer then the other two. I’m not sure if they are bugs from the live rock however, that is my guess.

    Questions:
    • Will they multiply?
    • Will fish or coral eat them?
    • Should they be removed ASAP or can they just be removed through filtration?
    • Is it possible that there can be more within the rocks?
     

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  3. geekdafied

    geekdafied 3reef Sponsor

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    The first pic looks like a palythoa but not positive cause its kind of blurry, the second is either a peanut worm or cucumber, the third is a type of algae that is harmless, that particular kind uses calcium to form its stalk, I cant remember what ts called.
     
  4. amcarrig

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  5. game24_7

    game24_7 Plankton

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    I hope this helps, here are more pictures.
     

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  6. chrisANDbarb

    chrisANDbarb Fire Worm

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    the algae is Neomeris sp.
     
  7. geekdafied

    geekdafied 3reef Sponsor

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    nah its not halimeda, its Neomeris annulata, halimeda looks like this...
    [​IMG]

    The bluish thing is either a palythoa or some type of anemone.
     
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  9. amcarrig

    amcarrig Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Dang. Oh well, ya win some, ya lose some :lol:
     
  10. geekdafied

    geekdafied 3reef Sponsor

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    hahahaha:MrT:
     
  11. geekdafied

    geekdafied 3reef Sponsor

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    If ya want some halimeda, I cant get rid of it, hahaha!
     
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  12. coral reefer

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    Faded picture looks like a Palythoa that isn't receiving enough light!