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Vermetid snails bugging polyps


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    Default Vermetid snails bugging polyps

    These vermetids are keeping this zoas polyps from opening. Their mucus thread lays right over them. It's been a week since the heads have opened fully. Any suggestions?
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    Can you super-glue their holes shut? I had a huge vermetid... i moved him shell and all out of the way of everything...but if these are stuck to the zoa rock... you're kinda stuck with 'em.

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    Can I super glue them under water, in place?

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    I just use a butter knife and scrape the chit outta them or grind em to dust. I got tons but funny thing is I don't get the long webs like most people seem to.
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    You can use super glue underwater (it's one of the ways we get our frags to stick where we want them too. ) BUT.. I like Jamie's idea too. Might be easier...less likely to glue your fingers together.

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    I've found there numbers drop as nutrients in the water columns are lowered. I can report that a few second laser blast at the base of shell causes the worms to come "flying" out
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    Quote Originally Posted by CalmSeasQuest View Post
    I've found there numbers drop as nutrients in the water columns are lowered. I can report that a few second laser blast at the base of shell causes the worms to come "flying" out
    I wanna seeeee!!!! Why you get to have all the fun?
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    Yes, let's see the video, Tom!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dlhirst View Post
    Yes, let's see the video, Tom!
    LOL - I've done videos on the laser destroying Aiptasia, GSP, Xenia and creating a DMZ between corals. I guess I'll add Vermetids to the "to do" list.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CalmSeasQuest View Post
    LOL - I've done videos on the laser destroying Aiptasia, GSP, Xenia and creating a DMZ between corals. I guess I'll add Vermetids to the "to do" list.
    You need my addy for the shoot? LOL
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