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Old 06-11-2004, 03:02 PM   #1
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Little White things on my tank

I noticed a little while ago that I have all these little white things on teh glass of my tank, especially in this one corner. They seem to be like a small spiral thing. I don't think they move but the obviously do b/c some days there are more then other days.

Any ideas.... I can TRY to get a picture but I don't know how succesful I would be.

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Old 06-11-2004, 03:32 PM   #2
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Sounds to me like they are either Pods of some sort or snail eggs. Of course you would have to have snails for the later to be the case. I have them all the time and they are there one day and either hatch or fall of the next. Without a pic, I am just guessing though.
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I have them too. I asked the LFS what they were (they had them too) and they told me that they were tiny feather dusters that don't grow beyond the size of a pencil eraser. If anyone disagrees please correct me, just going off the info that I got.
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Well if they are small sprirals and a hard substance, they are probably worms.
If they look like the pick below, then they are Certh Snail eggs.
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Old 06-11-2004, 04:17 PM   #5
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Most likely they are little feather dusters. I have them all over my tank as well. They come in on the live rock. It's a sign that things are going well in your little ecosystem.javascript:emoticon('')
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Old 06-11-2004, 05:22 PM   #6
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They are not what is in that pic above. Here are 3 pics that I just took. They actually came out pretty good, I am pretty proud of myself.







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I would say worms.
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are they good or bad?
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From what I understand, they are not bad. They come from you live rock. I have them in my tank, I leave them be except I scrape the ones from the front glass.
IMO, another cool life form in my little ecosystem.
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Old 06-12-2004, 10:54 AM   #10
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Nice pic. They are Spirorbid Worms. Harmless filter feeders.
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