White blob. Need an ID.

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I've had my tank for about 1 1/2 years, never had any problems. I have a rock flower anenome, spiny star snails, blue leg hermits, clownfish and an short spines urchin.
My pump transformer exploded about a month and a half ago. Killed my emerald crab, shrimp, zoas and I've had problems ever since. Now I have a bunch of these vermetid worms popping out and this weird blob thing. I tried looking it up but I haven't had much luck. Not much of anything useful comes up under white blob...help! Lol
Question 1
What is that white blob thing?
Question 2
Will replacing the rock get rid of the vermetid snails?

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It is a sponge and nothing to be concerned with. Replacing the rock will obviously eliminate them on that rock, but if there is a good population on it then you likely have some elsewhere also.
 
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It is a sponge and nothing to be concerned with. Replacing the rock will obviously eliminate them on that rock, but if there is a good population on it then you likely have some elsewhere also.
It is hair algae. It grows on that rock like hair on someone's head lol. I put some on the other one cause my crab likes to eat it. He had a hard time getting up there. RIP buddy.
Thanks for the replies. I was worried it was some kind of egg sack that was going to burst and take over. Guess I've been watching to many alien films. Thanks for the responses!!
 
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