Found This on the Zoa/Paly Coral

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    KarenJax Certified Master Stylist

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    Found this unidentified inch long thing on the coral my zoas and palys are on. I'm already having enough trouble with them as it is! I pulled it out with tongs, put it on the towel, snapped it's pic and put it back in just in case it's beneficial. It's good size so if I have to remove it, I can get my tongs on it!! There was also a smaller one on the glass.
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    Oh and that's not a body or anything squished out of it. It's a husk from the coral
     
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    The pics arent very clear, but it looks like a type of bivalve? does it move or is it stationary?
     
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    Well it just POOF! Appeared! I showed the pic to the guy at the LFS I started dealing with, he said he though it may be a limpet
     
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    Any ideas anyone?
     
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    Is it hard? Squishy? Did it come right off the rock when you pulled it or was it hanging on?
     
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    It is hard to tell from the blurry pics to be for sure.

    The shape reminds me of a stomatella snail.Does it look like these.
    stomatella - Google Search
     
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    Look to be a bi valve of some sort actually There were 2 of them. I'm grooming a dog right now. When I get home I'll take another pic
     
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    He's hard like an oyster. He's still attached to the husk I pulled off the coral
     
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