Found a beautiful Red thing in my tank...Any thoughts on what it is?

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    Ctimpson

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    So, I was looking around the sides of my tank and was looking for any aiptasia and other interesting things and came across this little thing... I honestly looks like a tiny rose... It is no bigger than a pencil erasure, maybe smaller...Any thoughts on what this thing is? It is really pretty though... These are the best pics I could get do to the location in the tank...

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    It's a mushroom.
     
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    bobby I like to do bad things.

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    hehe right behind you. hehe
    Thats what it looks like to me to.
     
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    I thought of that, but I don't have any shrooms in my tank that are anywhere near red... Possible hitchhiker then..
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    Shrooms are common hitchhikers. It was probably on a rock where you couldn't see it, then detached and floated around to a new location. Good find, red ones are pricey.
     
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    you prolly bought a rock which used to have shrroms growing on it. i have bought a LR before and after a couple of month that it's been in the tank it started sprouting red shrooms al over the rock.
     
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    Doc I don't work for anybody

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    great find.

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    yote Ceritfied Mantis Hunter Moderator

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    Thats an awesome shroom.Thats the first red one I've seen.
     
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    Really Yote? I bought a rock with 4 red mushrooms, they were $10 a shroom. Luckily, two of them have split since then. They have them at my LFS all the time, but they are as pricey as ricordeas for some reason.
     
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    yote Ceritfied Mantis Hunter Moderator

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    Yep,I've never seen a red shroom here in Chatt Town.If I did I'd snag it up.
     
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    Going to be a pretty schroom. Great find.
     
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    they dont carry hellfire colored stuff along the bible belt is the reason yote. make a trip out this way sometime :)
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    Alexander

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    Nice!
     
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    yote Ceritfied Mantis Hunter Moderator

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    I'm planning on a trip out that way Red.
    Thats why I'm working 6/16s and 8 on Sundays.
     
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    geez dont kill over on us!
     
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    Doc I don't work for anybody

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    that is a long work week. if you are dead, you can't enjoy all that overtime!!!

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