Unresolved What is this on my SPS?

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  1. SourGummy

    SourGummy Astrea Snail

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    Just noticed these pod like creatures on my SPS, its been getting white tip since about a month ago. Would this be the reason?

    IMG 2297 - YouTube

    you can clearly see 2 of them at the 0:20 mark (watch in HD)


    edit: looked at the tank again after posting this... there are at least 5 of them on the SPS, some looks like they are feeding on it.
     
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  3. ingtar_shinowa

    ingtar_shinowa Giant Squid

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    try you macro setting and a flash tonight I saw nothing in that video.
     
  4. Biocube

    Biocube Giant Squid

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  5. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    That is a Amphipods eating dead tissue, looks like alk burns to me.
     
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  6. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    +1 to this
     
  7. jonjonwells

    jonjonwells Great Blue Whale

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    +2 definitely amphipods
     
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  9. SourGummy

    SourGummy Astrea Snail

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    thanks, so guess i should really go get some test kit tonight and check the alk level
     
  10. Ryan Duchatel

    Ryan Duchatel Millepora

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    How do you decrease alkalinity if it's high?
     
  11. Biocube

    Biocube Giant Squid

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    When mine was at 14.5 a few weeks back I did a few small water changes and that helped me get back into range.
     
  12. N00ZE

    N00ZE Eyelash Blennie

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    +3 :)