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#1 blowers1

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Posted 24 March 2008 - 07:55 PM

Attached File  DSC00053.JPG   190.39KB   76 downloadshi does any one no what this is as i have just found it in my tank and want to know if it is reef safe :D

#2 AhmedLFC

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Posted 24 March 2008 - 08:34 PM

funky!

Check out www.seaslugforum.com i found a critter lurking around my tank on there its a pain to go through all the links but works.

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#3 jonothetigger

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Posted 24 March 2008 - 10:33 PM

i havent seen one of them before but you could look here

#4 Social D

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Posted 24 March 2008 - 10:48 PM

Stomatella, Good guy sifts through detrius and eats algae

#5 karpman

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Posted 25 March 2008 - 12:25 AM

looks like a chiton, i got loads and they harmless

fingernail snails (Stomatella) have a smoothish top shell and you always see the two front tenticles with these..

#6 jonothetigger

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Posted 25 March 2008 - 03:47 AM

heres a pic of a Stomatella

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but yours has a bumpy shell !

#7 ben

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Posted 25 March 2008 - 08:57 AM

looks like a chiton to me

http://web.archive.o.../wb/default.asp

#8 ben

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Posted 25 March 2008 - 08:58 AM

heres a good ID site

http://www.xtalworld...um/hitchfaq.htm

#9 satsuma

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Posted 25 March 2008 - 01:27 PM

I think its a Chiton also.

I have one, itís a slow and very thorough algae eater. Leaves a trial of pristine rock its wake.

Wish I could get hold of a couple more. :)

#10 tommo

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Posted 06 May 2008 - 08:33 PM

A chiton indeed!!!

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