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jays333
01-15-2010, 07:13 PM
Underneath one of my zoanthids is something lurking. You can always see what look like a pair of snail antennas. In the evening they extend get a feathery edge, and whip around with the current. They don't seem to be harming anything. Here is a photo in the day, and in the early evening. They extend much longer then the pictures indicate. Does anyone know what they are?

http://i744.photobucket.com/albums/xx84/jays333/DSC_2996.jpg

http://i744.photobucket.com/albums/xx84/jays333/DSC_3024-2.jpg

rayme07
01-15-2010, 07:31 PM
It looks kind of like a sponge but I don't recall sponges extending any feeding tentacles. It could be a type of worm. :unsure:

Seahorsedreams
01-15-2010, 09:57 PM
Polychaete - Chaetopterid. Harmless. I really like them.

V
01-16-2010, 10:27 AM
Great effort SHD:up:

http://depts.washington.edu/fhl/zoo432/falsebay/fbspecies/chaetopterid_head.jpg

Amphibious
01-16-2010, 11:35 AM
SHD is the expert on the weird in our reef tanks.

Nice pic, V.

Thanks Renee and V.

V
01-16-2010, 11:37 AM
yeah, you got that right, the duo are freaks..... in a good way of course;)

jays333
01-16-2010, 01:42 PM
:up:Thanks SHD. The TR community is the best !!!!

Seahorsedreams
01-16-2010, 01:56 PM
YW.

This is a pic of mine.

http://i285.photobucket.com/albums/ll73/hixphotobucket/critters/spionid.jpg

V
01-16-2010, 06:56 PM
haha, pebbled up & know where to go.. :)

THEJRC
01-19-2010, 12:48 AM
love em too myself!!!

Great pic Renee!