What's growing on my rock

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  1. jpete

    jpete Plankton

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    Anyone have any idea what these little pink things are growing out of my live rock? They're only about an 1/8" tall but there's quite a few of them in my tank. Also I noticed a few of these bright blue spots the other day. Any ideas? It wouldn't be coralline would it? 20140304_173257.jpg

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  3. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
  4. Mr. Bill

    Mr. Bill Native Floridian

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    Appears to be a type of sponge. Not one of your more colorful, decorative types, but harmless, nonetheless. The hitch hiker types usually don't get very big, or last long in our tanks.

    Yes, the spots do look like coralline.
     
  5. chris adams

    chris adams Purple Tang

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    The little red things may be Homotrema rubrum
     
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  6. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Why I am the only one that sees tiny pictures??????
     
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    chris adams Purple Tang

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    must be the dry heat getting to you
     
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  9. Mr. Bill

    Mr. Bill Native Floridian

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    Hmmm, interesting. Sorry I don't know. I just hover on them and they expand to 2/3rds screen size; clicking that image makes them even larger.
     
  10. Mr. Bill

    Mr. Bill Native Floridian

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    After checking a few images, I believe you are correct. :)
     
  11. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    We are not amused. :evil3:


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    Will not work with me, maybe it's a filter thing. :)
     
  12. jpete

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    Ya that's definitely what they look like. How about that blue coloring? Does anyone have that color in there tank? I'm kind of hoping it spreads it's a neat color