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Old 10-10-2012, 09:50 PM   #1
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Snail carrying aiptasia??

The snails shell is covered with a bunch of little things that have stalks with feather duster like tips? Any clue what it could be? Hopefully not aiptasia!
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Old 10-10-2012, 10:43 PM   #2
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Kinda looks like algae to me
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Old 10-11-2012, 12:19 AM   #3
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That is green hair algae on your snail. Def not aptaisia.
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Old 10-11-2012, 02:00 AM   #4
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Why would it only grow on my snail shell?
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Looks like hydroids to me.
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Old 10-11-2012, 02:33 AM   #6
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My snails have it too because they move do slow. (sometimes don't move in days )
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