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Old 10-16-2009, 12:50 PM   #1
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help identify

Sorry for the quality need help i bought a live rock and these came on it they look like little clams with a tong that comes out and grabs foo what are they and are they good bad or other!!!!!!
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Someone more experienced in sw can help more, but they look like barnacles, to me anyway.
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thanks they are barnicols now are they bad for my tank
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I dont think they are bad. they filter feed.
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I cant tell. It could be zoa`s or button polyps closed up. Better pic is needed. BTW moved to the SW ID forum.
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They look like closed zoa. maybe dead.
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If they have little "fingers" that come out and sweep the water and go back into the hole they are barnacles. Deadly little things......to phytoplankton
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no dought about it, you have baby barnacles , very cool ! THEY ARE SMALL PARTICAL FEEDERS. just curious are the sweeper colorful or are thy transparent ?
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I would say they are Barnacles
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