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Solved Advice? Critter ID please

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by nrenn, Dec 31, 2018.

  1. nrenn GIRS Member

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    Waverly, Iowa
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    Small red dot with two hair thin antenna or tentacles ~.25" each

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    Last edited: Jan 2, 2019
  2. nrenn GIRS Member

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    Another 8 armed starfish looking thing, only 1/32" across

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  3. Barrett GIRS Member

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    Hydroid, they are pretty harmless. How old is the tank
     
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  4. nrenn GIRS Member

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    Only about 3 months. Been noticing a lot of different critters becoming established the last few weeks. This evening I even spotted two baby trochus snails crawling around, the single one I had reproduced evidently!

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  5. nrenn GIRS Member

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    Waverly, Iowa
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    Which one are you saying is the hydroid?
     
  6. Barrett GIRS Member

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    Urbandale, IA
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    This ones
     

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