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    nocturnal shell-less snails...

    Hi,
    just found 3 snails this morning as I opened the lights.
    all 3 dont seem to have any shells, all 3 have long curved antennas and all 3 hate the lights.

    they hate the lights soo much, they jump off the glass within seconds when I powered them on and were gone in the rocks in seconds.

    sounds like the behavior of evil... what u all think ?
    bad critter.. ? it came with my last tonga rock.

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    do you have a pic? are they slug looking? If you look really close you will see a 1 piece shell on the back[looks like a thumbnail] If so, I have them as well and there harmless.

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    ocean slugs?

    I will try to find article i just read..

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    Talking STOMATTA or STOMATELLA?

    I always forget the name but TANG MAN is always there to remind me. However, there great snails and breed rapidly. They consume film algea at night.

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    yes... might be slugs.
    if they have a shell its transparent. they blend 100% with my live rock.. no pics.. 5 secs and they were gone. fast little guys..
    I did notice that they did'nt seem to have a mouth like the snails do. just a narrow feet.. about 1/2 long, 1/8 wide.

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

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    yup.. right on the money Johnny !


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

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    i read there great cleaners!!

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    woo hoo.. a freebie work keeping
    my stars were freebies also.. but damn crabs ate them.

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

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