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Old 05-11-2014, 08:46 PM   #1
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Question strange growth on my turbo

One of my turbo snails died. I just left the empty shell in the tank for my hermits. It's kind of hidden near my rocks so I haven't paid much attention to it until today. I noticed a strange growth on it. It's on most of the shell. Anyone know what it is?
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Old 05-17-2014, 06:16 AM   #2
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Looks like its a polychaete of some sort. Also, that's an astrea shell

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Old 05-17-2014, 10:44 AM   #3
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The growth looks like vermetid snail.
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