Liitle Bugs Crawling On Coral That would Not Open

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The other Zoa it came with is doing just fine. This one never opened and now has little bugs crawling on it. I removed it from the tank with a brine shrimp net. I do not see any of these critters on the other corals. The UVS is on 24/7. Should I trash this one and ask for a refund/credit?


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It's really hard to see what you're referring to
Here is a Youtube video. Look at the polyps. There are some kind of critters all over them. Thanks

 
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Oh I see. Missed the video.

They look and move like the standard copepods to me. IMO they will not harm your zoas.... Zoas can be temperamental on their own. Either way, it'll be pretty hard to get rid of copepods completely but you can certainly control their numbers with fish.
 
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