Hitchhikers - can you name them all?

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Got this piece of live rock in my sump for now. It’s full of life. Hoping for some IDs? :)





1. Squishy grey thing - sponge?
2. Yellow spongy thing
3. Ball anemone
4. Polyps - zoas?
5 & 6. Aiptasia or feather duster?
7. Crawly star thingy
8. Some kind of algae?

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Anyone?


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I’m off to work now but I will have a look later and see if I can help .
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4/5/6 do look like a feather duster type filter feeder , some sort of sponge ,
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7 could be aptasia.
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3 looks like ball anemone
5/6 feather duster
8 web of Vermetid snail?
4 do they open? Zoa? Or kind of sponge?


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7 could be aptasia.
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7 was crawling around though


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4 do they open? Zoa? Or kind of sponge?
No they haven’t opened since I had them


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Hey guys, so number 7 i think may have been a young brittle star. Either way there’s now one crawling around my sump


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Looks like a brittle star - I found one in my tank recently too.
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Looks like a brittle star - I found one in my tank recently too.
Yeah thats what i thought! Pretty cool I guess


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