Swimming anemone?

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  1. mtdaly85

    mtdaly85 Active Member

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    Would love to know what this is that came in on one of my frags!

     

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    smartwater101 Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    Video is pretty low res. Can you snap a picture?

    I had a tiny upside down jellyfish hitchhike on my rocks. Lived a year or two (picture of it is my profile pic) and then eventually disappeared. Probably a victim of the overflow.
     
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    I had the same thing on my zoanthid frag a long time ago! Nobody knew what it was so I threw it out in case it was bad.
     
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    191A79AD-6B44-4FE8-9201-302DC2B24160.png Hard to see the movement in this picture, but it looks like a mix between a jelly fish and am anemone?
     
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    Jelly and octopus? Definitely interesting
     
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    Its tentacles look thicker than a typical jelly. Not sure but I'm super curious what it is.
     
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    look up hydroids. Similar to jellyfish. It will sting things.
     
  9. Sailfinguy21

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    Id say its a baby alien from prometheus.. Id burn it if it were me

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  10. homer1475

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    Sea spider perhaps?

    jellys don't typically have specific movements like that thing does.

    Hard to tell from the low res pics.
     
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