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What type of fish is in the middle of CaptiveReefs (top left corner of page...hint it is the main character in Finding Nemo) )

Is this Aiptasia or Baby Feather Duster or what ?


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    streetrodder007 - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    Default Is this Aiptasia or Baby Feather Duster or what ?

    I have noticed this very small thing growing in a small patch of Pipe organ I just fragged. I have never had Aiptasia but I am wondering if this is it ? Also its right next to a feather duster than has not come out of its tube in roughly 2-3 weeks ? Any thoughts ? thanks, Bill
    MISC028 - Is this Aiptasia or Baby Feather Duster or what ?

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    AZDesertRat - Reefkeeper
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    What you see is commonly called a "pineapple sponge".
    See "step 2B" about half way down th epage here:
    http://www.reefkeeping.com/issues/2005-07/rs/index.php

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    Quote Originally Posted by AZDesertRat View Post
    What you see is commonly called a "pineapple sponge".
    See "step 2B" about half way down th epage here:
    http://www.reefkeeping.com/issues/2005-07/rs/index.php
    +1 pineapple sponge. i got them all over in my fuge

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    Nice ID rat! My sump is covered as well.
    "We shouldn't think of an environment where livestock can survive, we should ensure an environment where livestock can thrive."-Rabidgoose
    "If it's gonna be that kinda party, Ima stick my ........ in the mashed potatoes!"-Beastie Boys

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    streetrodder007 - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    I dont think I have ever seen one before. I wonder if it was a hitch hiker on the pipe organ ? And will it hurt the tank ?

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    They should not hurt anything. I find they come and go in my sump and overflow.

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    streetrodder007 - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    Thanks for the info Guys !

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    I wonder where they come from also.

    My HOB skimmer is always full of them! I have had them grow on the walls of my tanks in the past too.

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    Tagging along because I have them too.

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