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Old 04-19-2013, 09:06 PM   #1
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Little white things

I have these white round or bulb shaped critters. Started after a couple months, now I have many, and they're getting pretty big. On the rock and coral. Seem to have tip on top. Like the underside the best.
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Old 04-19-2013, 09:17 PM   #2
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Look up flatworms. I have read and been told that the white ones are harmless but they multiply very quickly.
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Old 04-19-2013, 09:28 PM   #3
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Can they be round? These are like little tiny berries, (but white)
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Old 04-21-2013, 05:47 PM   #4
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round white things

I did look up flatworms, can't find any little round things, I'll keep looking. thank you, Wendy
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Old 04-21-2013, 05:54 PM   #5
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Copepods or some other pod pic would help.
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sessile or mobile?

Also define "pretty big" ... a couple mm?, 1-2 cm?, 3 inches?
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Old 04-21-2013, 10:37 PM   #7
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Anything that can flourish in your tank very quickly is undesirable. They will over run everything.
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Sessile. 1-2 mm. Saw something that looked like a sponge. Mine are a bit more round. Outside of that, I think thats it. (small tip on top)
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Thats what I was afraid of, at first I thought "how cool!" Now they're spreading so fast I'm defiantly concerned. Thanks
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Old 04-23-2013, 04:06 PM   #10
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They are pineapple sponges they are harmless filter feeders
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