Just Found this on my rock...

Discussion in 'ID This!' started by JK901, Jan 28, 2012.

  1. JK901

    JK901 Skunk Shrimp

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    I don't know what it is, but after a good cleaning I found it on one of the pieces of rock.

    About 6 months ago I dropped a bag o bugs in from Garf. I guess it came from there.

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  3. haloist

    haloist Skunk Shrimp

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    wow, that looks kind of cool. I wonder what it is. It looks kinda like a small anemone (maybe even like a small maxi mini carpet anemone?) I'm not sure. I wanna see what other people think.
  4. dskyers

    dskyers Corkscrew Tentacle Anemone

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    looks like a rock nem
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  7. JK901

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    Yep, I think that is it. It has a central mouth an the tips have little balls on the end. It is most colorful in the day with the lights on. When the lights are off it seems to stretch out reaching away from the rock.
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  9. tom.n.day

    tom.n.day Eyelash Blennie

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    I say that a plus
  10. 1.0reef

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    Maybe a really tiny fungia coral?
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  12. PierceEye

    PierceEye Aiptasia Anemone

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    I go with mushroom
    I have a green large one that spawns off little ones and they are clear like that for a few weeks
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    arrivalanche Bristle Worm

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    Either way it looks cool
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  15. JK901

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    Well if it changes I will let you all know. I only have two small damsels in a 12 gallon tank so it can stay for now.
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    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I have looked at this thread like 6 times.

    Yup probably a ball tip, but can you touch and see if it has an underlying skeleton or hard structure.

    Sure is pretty, just not your typical ball tip. If it did not have the ball tips I would be tempted to say a type of Dendrophyllia, aka cup coral.
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    billielewis3 Gigas Clam

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    what ever it is it looks nice and if you dont want it, ill take it!
  18. Ashevillian

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    When I first started my SW tank, these were some of the first organisms I noticed on my LR. I'm pretty sure they are harmless, I've been assuming they are just either tiny tiny anemone's or some sort of clear polyp. Mine are orange/yellow/clear colored and the largest one in my system is about the size of a .05c Nickle

    I've noticed they do spread but slowly, in low-light and in low flow areas. I do not think they are potent enough to effect other corals but I also could be very wrong.

    For me, they all hitch hiked on my LR, I do not notice them as much as I did when I first started my reef tank, but I know they're in there.

    Personally I don't think they are a problem, also yours looks pretty, mine do not have any pretty colors, just a dabby skin tone
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  21. whippy

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    I have two of these little guys. I have an orange and a white ball corallimorph. They're pretty neat. I feed them meaty foods.