Unknown polyp looking creature

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    20171110_133059.jpg 20171110_133109.jpg Can someone ID these for me? We've had our tank up over a year but have been very cautious with adding fish and corals so we dont have a lot yet. I recently started adding reef roids to get our coral frags going and out of nowhere these things popped up and got big really fast. I want to make sure they are not harmful. I know of at least 4 in the tank. Any help is greatly appreciated!
     
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    Majano = bad
     
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    Aiptasia = Bad
     
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    What do they do and how do I get rid of them without hurting my fish and corals?
     
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    What do they do?
     
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    They spread quickly and can sting corals and fish. Get a Majano wand or you can try other products like Joe's juice/Aptaisia X
     
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    Just fully encapsulate them in super glue gel. Make sure to cover the whole thing so they don't send out any babies!
     
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    If you can remove the rock out of the tank I'd suggest doing that before removing or covering them. Less chance of spreading throughout the tank. Use a separate bucket of saltwater maybe during a water change.
     
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