Anyone ran across these inverts before?

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  1. trags

    trags Fire Shrimp

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    I have been noticing what I though were flatworms in my return lines over the last couple weeks. Today it looked as if they had finally made it into the tank. I had about 10 or so attached to my returns. I decided to take them out manually but to my surprise they don't seem to be flatworms. They have a shell that comes to a bit of a point & have a tight grip. I'm assuming that they are some sort of snail, just have no clue what type...good, bad. etc. Anyone ever ran across these and provide a positive ID?

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    One flipped over & key to show how small they are.
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  2. shivametimbas

    shivametimbas Spiny Star Astraea

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    renfest1 Kole Tang

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    I have come across these before. They are a parasite and they are not good.
     
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    shivametimbas Spiny Star Astraea

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    i think i seen em on another forum also with bad reviews. i've had a few and when i see em,i get rid of em just incase.
     
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    Kirk_M Chevron Tang LARC Supporter

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    Wow, I had never heard that limpets were bad before checking out that site. :shock:
     
  6. tnguy86

    tnguy86 CrossHatch Trigger Forum Moderator LARC Supporter

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    i ran over 'em once...yep, they die just like everything else..... :lol: :twisted: ;)
     
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    I set that one up nicely. :lol:
     

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