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  1. #1
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    strange spiral shaped thingys

    The sides of may tank and rocks are all covered in very small spiral shaped things. They are about the size of a colon ( , ). They started on tha glass, but have since migrated to the rocks. They look alomost snail-like, but they don't seem to move, and they aren't getting any bigger. They are almost impossible to get a photo of, but here goes...

    Any ideas?

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    i think they are baby snails.

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
    updated: 2011/05/30

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    They are small feather dusters.
    Man that goes to bed with itchy butt, wakes up with stinky finger!

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    yes they are a dwarf type of featherduster.
    shows that your tank is coming along nice and mature

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    Yes they are a darf feather duster be carful because hermit crabs eat them. You will also fine little red ones a bit bigger than these they only stay about the same size as the shells of the ones in the pic.
    Anybody can start a reef tank it takes a realy intrest in the hobby to maintain one.

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