White blob?

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  1. WVNed

    WVNed The fish are staring at me with hungry eyes. R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    What might this be? It looks smooth. It is about the size of a gold ball now. Will it come out and get us while we are sleeping.

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    It appears to be a smooth white blob. It has been there for months and is now the size of a golf ball. I do not see any holes in it for a siphon.
     
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    Sponge
     
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    Most likely sponge. Definitely a good thing
     
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    Agree with sponge. Harmless filter feeder :)
     
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    WVNed The fish are staring at me with hungry eyes. R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    I always thought is was a sponge but don't they usually have holes for water to go in and out? I am only used to seeing small pineapple sponges.

    Kinda looks like an evil brain.
     
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    Not always. Sometimes the pores are very small...like in this case...
     
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    WVNed The fish are staring at me with hungry eyes. R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    Thank you. You have to look right from the corner of the tank into a hole in the rock, 3 or 4 fish get in the way and I cant get my glasses right to see it clearly.

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    The flash worked. Wonders never cease.
     
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    Ball Sponge, just like said above great filter feeder. Awesome find!!
     
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