Poll: Worst "Flipper" (aka coral disrupter)

Discussion in 'Reef Aquarium Discussion' started by ArowanaLover1902, Feb 14, 2018.

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  1. Turbo Snail

    255 vote(s)
    60.7%
  2. Nassarius Snail

    14 vote(s)
    3.3%
  3. Margarita Snail

    9 vote(s)
    2.1%
  4. Blue Leg Hermit

    74 vote(s)
    17.6%
  5. Mithrax Crab

    12 vote(s)
    2.9%
  6. Porcelain Crab

    2 vote(s)
    0.5%
  7. Arrow Crab

    5 vote(s)
    1.2%
  8. Cephalopod

    8 vote(s)
    1.9%
  9. Anemone Crabs

    1 vote(s)
    0.2%
  10. Starfish

    10 vote(s)
    2.4%
  11. Brittle Stars

    6 vote(s)
    1.4%
  12. Various Fish (Sorry, poll is mainly for inverts)

    64 vote(s)
    15.2%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. ArowanaLover1902

    ArowanaLover1902 Well-Known Member Build Thread Contributor

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    Just trying to get a general feel on what the worst flipper is; for me its my turbo snail. I realize that its kinda general and not every snail/crab/etc is the same, just trying to get a general idea.
    P.S. - By flipper I mean knocking down corals and etc
     
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  2. BootyPup

    BootyPup Active Member

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    Really, my worst flipper would honestly be my Pistol Shrimp, not even the fact he might steal some frags to block up a hole, but the fact that he will just flip over frags that aren't glued... I finally had to buy a frag rack.
     
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  3. Ryan Marriott

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    I would definitely say my short spined urchin. almost every other day he is carrying around a frag or a one of my florida rics;Rage. My frag rack is ugly tho or I would use it more often.
     
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  4. Greybeard

    Greybeard Valuable Member R2R Supporter Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

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    Turbos... mini bulldozers. Only thing worse are some urchins. I don't have (or want) either in my tank.
     
  5. Rutrag

    Rutrag Active Member

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    My pincushion urchin - hands down. If it isn't glued down, he'll find it, put it on his back for a while, and somehow manage to drop if off behind all the rockwork where you can't reach. The speed at which he does this is directly proportional to the price you paid for the frag.

    On the plus side, he eats a fair amount of algae.
     
  6. Michael Cronmiller

    Michael Cronmiller Active Member

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    My african hermit crabs. Knocking over frags daily...cool looking dudes, but flippers for sure.
     
  7. Bdrake

    Bdrake Member

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    Urchins. Not even a close contest. Turbos disturb and urchins destroy lol
     
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  8. XNavyDiver

    XNavyDiver Insightful answer loading... please wait. R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

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    The WORST Flipper of all; Frodo Baggins and Crocodile Dundee in a real stinker!
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    GoldeneyeRet Well-Known Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award

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    The reefkeeper is the worst offender in my tank.

    I am too clumsy (and I have glue).
     
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  10. xCry0x

    xCry0x Member

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    Urchins by a mile then turbo snails. Turbo snails knock things over. Urchins pick them up and drop them behind your rock work.
     
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  11. zachxlutz

    zachxlutz 120 Gallons of FUN R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Hermit crabs suck.
     
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    rkpetersen Lesser-Known Randy R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2018

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    My Nassarius snails get under things and knock them over. Also Fighting Conchs. Also Pistol Shrimps. Also a Melanurus Wrasse that aggressively attacks small critters in the sand. If it's not glued down or in a rack, I've likely found it knocked over at least once.
     
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    Kremis Active Member

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    urchins
     
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    vetteguy53081 Well known Member R2R Supporter

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    flipper.jpg
     
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  15. Waters

    Waters "...in perfect isolation, here behind my wall." R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    Not a choice, but I vote either long spined or tuxedo urchins.
     
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  16. UM Aquarium Club

    UM Aquarium Club Member

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    Can I write in my vote for urchin? If its not bolted down they'll pick it up!
     
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    nbagnardi Valuable Member

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    This guy is notorious.

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    Jisko Valuable Member R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    chonch -.-
     
  19. LadyMac

    LadyMac Well-Known Member Build Thread Contributor

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    I have a blue leg hermit in a shell that’s too large. He likes to grab my only zoa frag and swing from it. I think he sings George of the jungle as he does it. He’s managed to pull it down a couple times and daily he spins it. It’s still in the plug, until I learn how to remove it and glue it in place.
     
  20. ca1ore

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    Urchins are slow motion bull dozers - won't keep them in my reef tanks anymore. Otherwise, my hippo tang is a one fish fragging machine.
     
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