Live rock creatures

Discussion in 'Live Rock' started by Swade, Feb 15, 2015.

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  1. Swade

    Swade Plankton

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    so I started my saltwater aquarium 2 weeks ago and I have three pieces of live rock. The second day the live rock was in there I saw a crap load of worms 2 big bristle worm. And a lot of little worm like things. All the little ones look they have died off but now I have noticed some other things living on it. Kind of a spitter web looking thing that hase tentacles on it that reach out in the sand . And what appears to maybe be a clam that has grown on one rock. Not really sure that it's a clam,lol. Can someone kinda give me an idea of what things can be living on or in my live rock?? Please help me identify what these might be.
     

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  3. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Welcome to 3reef,

    Sounds like vermetid snails/worms.

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  5. Swade

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  6. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    ^That is a common LPS hitch-hiker Montastraea, a stony coral or aka Star Coral.

    The bivalves, look like Oysters but they could be clams.


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