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Hi Everyone,

I have one unidentified creature (See pic #1). It is white with ears like a bunny and they have black markings on that. First time I have seen it.

Second, I see a lot of these empty tube like structures piled up in different areas of the tank (See pic #2).

I would appreciate any help with that.

Thank you,

Dennis

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Hi Everyone,

I have one unidentified creature (See pic #1). It is white with ears like a bunny and they have black markings on that. First time I have seen it.

Second, I see a lot of these empty tube like structures piled up in different areas of the tank (See pic #2).

I would appreciate any help with that.

Thank you,

Dennis

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Can't really see from these pics
 

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A better picture would go a long way in helping identify the critters... But based on the descriptions I would guess some kind of nudibranch for #1. They typically have those little ear structures though for them they act as a nose. And #2 sounds like vermitid snails which can get out of control if given the opportunity though I've heard bumble bee snails and some wrassr will eat them
 

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The bunny looking thing you mentioned may be a sea bunny (which is what it is actually called) and is a sea slug/nudibranch.
Pics are fuzzy to tell the rest. I also do noticed a lot of buildup on bottom which is calothrix and needs to be removed.
 
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Thanks for looking at the pics. #1 has disappeared. I will try to take photos with my wife's phone next time.

So I am not familiar with calothrix. Are those the tube like structures? Or is that something else?

Thanks so much for your help.

Thanks,

Dennis
 
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So that algae on the rock from the picture above gets eaten by my Powdered Blue, snails and hermit crabs. I am not sure they would munch on cyno like that.
 

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