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Old 03-12-2011, 08:52 PM   #1
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Need some help identifing these please

Noticed these little guys poking out of my LR today. Thoughts? Sorry the other two are so blurry, the macro setting is smarter than I am. These guys are pretty tiny.
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Old 03-12-2011, 09:02 PM   #2
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Kinda looks like Aptasia but I could be wrong
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Old 03-12-2011, 09:08 PM   #3
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Looks nothing like aiptasia to me, not sure what it is though
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Old 03-12-2011, 09:09 PM   #4
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I have read that it could be brittle stars? Not sure though.
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Old 03-12-2011, 09:18 PM   #5
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Whoops I didn't have my contacts in and I couldent see yeah your right I doesn't really look like it
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Old 03-12-2011, 09:29 PM   #6
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I have read that it could be brittle stars? Not sure though.

Hmm, well it is possible for you to have brittle stars, but I don't think they're stuck inside the rock like that.

Try here: Xtalreef
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Those are brittle star arms, I usually see them all over my tank when I feed, at night in the moonlight they come out one once I came home they were all out and crawling all over. I grabbed the test kits and checked everything was fine, I didn't know I had was going on so I started googling. There they were having a brittle star orgy right in front of my eyes. I don't know if it was the temperature change or just what that could have brought it on. I know when I moved my rocks to my 24 gallon one crawled over my hand that was probably 6 inches tip to tip. There are several different body types and colors I have even seen them nearly blood red.
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