What is this growth on BTA?

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  1. sonam

    sonam Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    An update. It appears to be developing another bubble. So far it appears to be thriving besides these weird growths.
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  3. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    A Entacmaea quadricolor, is a simple organism really, some sensory cells, muscle tissue and gastrointestinal. I do not find it odd or surprising that some cells/tissue end up in areas other than their routine destination. It would not surprise me if the anemone cloned or continued to have no significant change in status other than the development of bubbles in places other than the tips of tentacles.

    Any updates are much appreciated. ;)
     
  4. civiccars2003

    civiccars2003 Great Blue Whale

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    I've seen this from my blasto before. I think lighting is to blame? Maybe too much?
     
  5. sonam

    sonam Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    Today the tentacles are curling. They look somewhat like the bubbles. Maybe they are curled tentacles?

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    civiccars2003 Great Blue Whale

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    It looks pretty good in my opinion
     
  7. sonam

    sonam Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    "Mmmmm - salmon is good"

    The anemone continues to do really well so far.
     
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  9. oldfishkeeper

    oldfishkeeper Giant Squid

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    it really is a beautiful specimen!
     
  10. sonam

    sonam Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    Wow. It just split - just now as we watched it! Here is a photo:

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    Waiting to see what happens next...
     
  11. sonam

    sonam Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    This was not a planned event. It split naturally. Now each piece has its own porcelain crab!

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    So far each piece seems healthy, still sticky and good color.

    Anyone know how long does it take each piece to heal?
     
  12. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Give it two weeks before you attempt to feed it.

    Congrats.;)