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Old 02-28-2006, 12:01 AM   #1
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new creature found!

Okay I was looking at my tank tonight and found what looks like a black snail without a shell it has a white stripe in the middle of its back anyone have any ideas what this is?
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Old 02-28-2006, 04:25 AM   #2
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Could be a nudibranch, flat worm, or limpet. Can you get a photo???
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okay I wa just looking at another thread and it looks like a scutus sp. looks exactly like the picture. will he harm anything?
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If it is a scutus (what it sounds like) you are fine. They are algae grazers. PS. the white stripe is the shell. Sometimes you will not be able to see it.
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Thanx again I am pretty sure that is what I am seeing. I will try to get a pic anyway.
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