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Old 08-04-2004, 05:04 PM   #1
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Orange Sponge

I was walking up to my tank and a small spot of spongy orange stuff was releasing a yellow substance into the tank. It is very near to the intake for the filter and it was sucked up immediatly. What is this? Poison?
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Male sponges can release plumes of sponge-sperm and sponges can also release toxins into the water if aggravated.

I would suspect it was not the toxins, and it was just spooging into the water.

Here's an informational link on sponges.

http://www.szgdocent.org/ff/f-reef4.htm
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