What is this...? Is this Aiptasia?

mangups
  • #1
Is this Aptisia?
See pic ..area marked in RED BOX



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SPECIFICS:
specific gravity : 1.025
NO3: 10 PPM
pH: 81.~8.2
phosphates: 0.1~0.2.

Tank is a year old -
Other aqauria - 2 clarkI clown, 1 atlantic condy anemone, 5 crabs, 1 Neno dotty back



Others: Others: Tank: 20 Gal Long, 40 LBS live rock, Aquafuge Hangon back Refigum (has Chaeto , live rock rubble, sand and nothing else), Runing - Aquarclear 30 filter (with Chemipure elite - to keep phosphates in check) Hydor Nano SlI'm skimmer, 2 powerheads (600 GPH & 1200 Gph)on a Hydor smart wave controller, Ocean sun (Zoo Med Ocean Sun T5HO 100000K) light on a Aqueon Fluorescent Strip.
 
Mike
  • #2
I can't really tell from that pic. Are the green star polyps retreating around it?
 
mangups
  • Thread Starter
  • #3
They are growing around it... would not say retreating...
 
ryanr
  • #4
Aiptasia, I don't think so.

They look more like some form of peanut worm, chiton, tunicate or barnacle.

Have a look through the following and see if it helps identify it:
 
mangups
  • Thread Starter
  • #5
seems to be this... :

not sure
 
ryanr
  • #6
Well if it is Spioinidae

They're harmless little filter feeders
 
Savage
  • #7

20120814_102426.jpg

Just so you can look out for it in the future this is an aiptasia.
 

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