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post #1 of 4 Old 01-14-2008, 11:32 AM Thread Starter
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What is this?????

Anyone know what this is???

Found it in my tank on the glass, moved into the sand after I put the light on, very slowly.

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post #2 of 4 Old 01-14-2008, 01:26 PM
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Isn't it some kind of a snail?
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post #3 of 4 Old 01-14-2008, 02:29 PM Thread Starter
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found out that it is called a Chiton, anyone have any idea if it is OK to be in my aquarium? I only have a couple of Damsels and some coral at the moment but would like to know if I am best trying to get rid of it or just leave it be???
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post #4 of 4 Old 01-14-2008, 06:10 PM
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this little guy is fine, just eats algae...very slowly

Saltwater 4foot (67gal) and Reef Rock/Plugs (300)Sump (12gal) with a 3000ltr/hr return pump(32watts)
1x 6025, 3 x TUNZE 6045 for flow.
Aquasonic Skimmer with 3000ltr pump
16watt UV. *5 Lights: 2 Actinics and 2 Daylights and 1 Gro-Lux.
*Fish @ the moment: Powder Blue Tang, South Seas Devil, Mandarinfish, Lemon Peel, Bi-colour angel, Coral beauty, Scopas Tang(4in), Coral Banded Shrimp(been in tank for 4/5yrs) and a Dusky Anemonefish(3in).. and 2 Red Base Sand Anemones..A pair peppermint shrimps.
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