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Offline Devoted 2 Fish

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What is this
« on: May 21, 2018, 18:38:57 »
Any idea what these are small white rolly polly looking bugs with brown spots
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Offline Agame43

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Re: What is this
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2018, 20:04:15 »

Does it have a shell?

Offline Devoted 2 Fish

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Re: What is this
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2018, 20:47:27 »
No shell but it's hard like a bug with an exoskeleton
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Offline Lazylivin

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Re: What is this
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2018, 22:05:12 »
I think I have those as well. It is some kind of isopod. Maybe algae eater. I never see them moving, just find them under frag plugs. One of these days I will check at night with flashlight to see if they are out

Offline Humphrey

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Re: What is this
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2018, 23:17:39 »
Iíve seen them too. Limpet or chiton?  Never seen any negative impact...


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Re: What is this
« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2018, 09:59:55 »
You know after further examination I believe your right that they are a type of pod they look like a small version of the deep sea pods
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Offline Lazylivin

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Re: What is this
« Reply #6 on: May 22, 2018, 12:29:50 »
I checked last night and they were on glass and frag plugs. Makes for a good reef tank diversity http://ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=13916.0

 

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