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Rjondo13

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Can anyone help me identify what the clear/cloudy stuff all over my zoanthiads?
When I do my water changes I try my hardest to clear it all out because it looks like it is irritating the zoanthiads but it just keeps coming back.
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Any idea how to get rid of it or at least keep it off or away from the zoanthiads. I am constantly removing this stuff because it looks like it is an irritation to the coral
 

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Ive had and currently have some kind of sponge on some of my corals. They were irritating my zoas too. I took the coral out and carefully picked and scraped it out from around my corals with a toothpick or skewer. It's come back on some corals but not as bad. And others I think I removed it all and don't see it any more.
 

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Its poriferan sponge which can be invasive. It is harmless but invasive and two ways to rid of it.
A hobbyist xacto knife cutting it away carefully or A full size angel who may also eat the zoa
 

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