zooanthid colony growing on a snail?!

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  1. bje

    bje Long-fin Bannerfish

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    i believe i have a zoo colony growing on the back of a snail. what do i do about that? cut the zoo off its back and glue it to a frag plug?
     

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  3. pgoodsell

    pgoodsell Horrid Stonefish

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    That's cool. It will be a pretty snail. You can maybe get it off as they get bigger.
     
  4. kcbrad

    kcbrad Giant Squid

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    Wow, that's cute!! His shell is going to be so pretty. I dunno if you can do anything about it now, the zoas are so tiny.
     
  5. Dr. Bergeron

    Dr. Bergeron Peppermint Shrimp

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    That's pretty awesome actually. Personally, I'd let it ride for now.
     
  6. bje

    bje Long-fin Bannerfish

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    yeah, i turned on the actnic light to see how the algae blooms are coming along and noticed "dang that snail is gleaming..."
     
  7. anpgp

    anpgp Dragon Wrasse

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    That's awesome. I say let it grow out for now. You can't really cut those babies off that small.
     
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  9. slocal

    slocal Torch Coral

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    looks more like an sps since that hump there on looks like the skeleton. I used to have a snail that had some porites on it

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  10. Puffer Chick

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  11. NeighborTomita

    NeighborTomita Banned

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    I would get a couple of different opinions. I'm really not sure if a zoa polyp can be that small. They are smaller than palys, but I have never seen anything that tiny. Looks really cool though.
     
  12. Siddique

    Siddique Dragon Wrasse

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    I don't think it's zoas either. They do look a bit small to be zoanthids but you never know;)