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Stevej72
09-17-2006, 06:42 PM
Can any one ID this?
http://www.talkingreef.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=682&d=1158496959
http://www.talkingreef.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=683&d=1158496959
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There is some info about it in my tank journal heres the link
http://www.talkingreef.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2078

wildeone
09-17-2006, 08:23 PM
In the last two photos it looks like an isopod, but I am not sure.

Here are som isopods from my tank

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i233/wildeone/P1010195.jpg

Stevej72
09-17-2006, 09:31 PM
Wildeone you nailed it.

I believe mine is a Serolina delaria (Sand skater)
Sand skaters use their discoid shape and camouflage to swim and walk about invisibly on the surface of sand in marine environments. They feed on the organic matter found in the sand.
http://www.museum.vic.gov.au/crust/images/crusties/isopod1/j20890.jpg

I believe yours is a Cymodoce coronata (Marine pill bug)
Marine pill bugs are scavengers and browsers, feeding on living and rotting algae and other debris on the sea floor.
http://www.museum.vic.gov.au/crust/images/crusties/isopod1/j20423.jpg

http://www.museum.vic.gov.au/crust/isopbiol.html

CarmieJo
09-17-2006, 09:42 PM
Steve,

Glad you have the answer. Thanks for posting the info about them.

V
09-18-2006, 05:10 AM
oh oh, i know this one, the fist one is a boogy, reminds me of a joke>
how do u make a hanky dance, put abit of boogy in it! ha ha~oh....ok

second shot is an-everlasting gob stopper, and the third is a nail clipping.
yes! ~ did i win the game

Stevej72
09-18-2006, 09:14 PM
LOL V
So can I put the boogy back in my tank
LOL

wildeone
09-19-2006, 12:25 AM
Good info Steve. I bookmarked that site and will save it for "casual reading". Thanks!