What might i have here?

Discussion in 'Reef Cleaners' started by Midwayman1968, Oct 10, 2010.

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  1. Midwayman1968

    Midwayman1968 Spaghetti Worm

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    Got this thing in my quick crew
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    Looks like a snail but seems to have flaps or shingles on his back.
    He caused the snail he perched on to attempt to wiggle him off
     
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  3. Seano Hermano

    Seano Hermano Giant Squid

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    ...On the left? Same thing as on the right. The one at left has algae(I think that's what it is) on its shell.
     
  4. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
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    small bivalve, that is how they begin to form.
     
  6. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    Really I was wondering about that, it kinda of looks similar to a type of oyster you see. Is it related, do you know the specific name of the bi-valve.

    TIA
     
  7. johnmaloney

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    i think they call them "western atlantic oysters", but I can try to find the right species name.
     
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  9. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    No thats good enough for me.

    Thanks
     
  10. Midwayman1968

    Midwayman1968 Spaghetti Worm

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  11. johnmaloney

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    no problem, hope it grows in for you. Usually larger bivavles just putter out b/c of lack of food, but not all, I have had a few reach adulthood.