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Old 11-15-2014, 08:59 PM   #1
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What is the coolest hitchhiker you've gotten?

Second question: did you let it stay in your tank?

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Old 11-15-2014, 09:29 PM   #2
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Chiton... Still there I think although I have not seen it in quite some time.
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Old 11-15-2014, 09:30 PM   #3
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A stomatella. A crappy payoff for aiptasia, bristle worms, a predatory whelk, and some invasive breed like crazy miniature snail whose name I can't remember that's been invading my tank.

I kept it, but I think it died.
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Old 11-16-2014, 01:53 AM   #4
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Peacock mantis shrimp yes I kept him he lived for 10 yrs . And other one was a serpent star fish


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Old 11-16-2014, 02:22 AM   #5
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purple dottyback and yep haha, he hid in a nook in a rock!
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Old 11-17-2014, 02:31 PM   #6
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Coolest thing: Purples brittles stars and fast moving huge amphipods, stomatella snail (very cool!)

Ok things: Strawberry anemones, feather dusters, red bush algae, mini snails, white sponges (ugly...)

not fun things: Aiptasia, bristles worms, dinoflagellates, green bubble algae.

Worst: Digitates hydroids (I got rid of them easyly, but killed a lot of zoans), lot of colonial hydroids (I had to kill all my 20 pounds of Live Rock, they're currently re-cycling... Also had to kill a LOT of zoans and mushs, thoses frags weres infested...).
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A crab that is on the endangered species list. atergatis floridus
Yes, I kept him in my sump until I broke the tank down, then gave him to a friend. He's supposedly still in his sump doing fine.


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Large serpent star yes he's been in 3 tanks now had him 5 yrs he is the biggest attraction in my tank
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Ernie the snail is my hitchhiker! Haha
And of course some bristle worms.


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