Candy Cane with possible hitchhiker

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I think there is something living in the head of this candy cane. The new frag was just added last Friday and he was putting out feelers. I got some food to feed it and then I spotted this little white thing gathering up all the food but it doesn’t look like the feelers I have seen coming out of my other candy cane do you think it could be a possibile hitchhiker that survived dip living in th


I apologize for the video edit but I’m working off my phone with limited software
 
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A little hard to be certain but it could be a barnacle or one of those filter feeding hermits that burrow into corals (Paguritta sp).
 
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Can’t see video but try gentle blasts with a turkey baster
What a great idea! I blew it with the turkey baster and two sides of the head puller together, I thought it was weird so I went in with my tweezers as I could not see the green from the mouth. I just pulled out the fastest little zoa spider I have ever seen! Any tips on getting a good photo of him now that I’ve removed him?

thank you very much!
 

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