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Old 07-27-2016, 07:35 PM   #1
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what is growing on my pipe organ coral

Happen to see this growing on the side of my pipe organ. Any ideas??
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Old 07-27-2016, 07:43 PM   #2
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It's a little sponge. Sometimes called a pineapple sponge. They're harmless filter feeders but their population can get a bit out of control. They can be removed by hand if you want some of them gone.

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Old 07-27-2016, 08:46 PM   #3
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thanks for the info. Just making sure it's nothing bad. I haven't seen any more of these in my tank so I guess I'll let it be for now
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Just keep an eye on them. They got all over the place, even in my sump and over flow box.

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If there isn't much to filter from the water column they won't spread much. Totally harmless.


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If there isn't much to filter from the water column they won't spread much. Totally harmless.


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In that case, what would you suggest I'm doing wrong with my tank since they're all over?

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Too many DOC`s (Dissolved organic compounds). Nothing wrong with having them but feed less if you want fewer of them.
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Too many DOC`s (Dissolved organic compounds). Nothing wrong with having them but feed less if you want fewer of them.
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