I found these werid looking things on my Live Rock..

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    doom239

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    Can any won tell me what these things are? also are they good or bad?
    I know the first ones is a type of Palythoa

    There's also a Pretty Big Bristlewrom in there should I kill it? also there are like 12 other bristleworms too.

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    Thanks.
     
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    i couldnt take a better picture, lack of a good camera....:(
     
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    the two on the bottom look like green bubble algae. and the other thing looks like maybe a zoanthid hard to tell in the pics though.
     
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    I cant quit looking at your av. picture long enough to tell whats in the other pic. On the flip side, the stuff on the bottom looks like bubble algea you need to get it out but dont pop it. The other could be apista.
     
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    if the bottom things look like green spheres on the rock then yeah its bubble algae, an emerald crab will eat those for you and make sure they dont spread.
     
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    +1 knuckle, bud, puff

    If you want to get rid of the bubble alge...take the rock out of the water and kind of take the foundation of where the bubble alge is off and throw it away. Chip off a little piece of the rock that its attached to so you have a less likely chance of busting it and spreading it even worse.
     
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    yote Ceritfied Mantis Hunter Moderator

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    I agree with all the above posts.
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    Bristleworms are excellent cleaners and very important to keeping your water quality up. Definitely don't kill them. One of the best cleaners you can have.

    I think the first thing is a zoanthid also. A good coral.
     
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    Agree with the above. Bubble algae and a zoanthid.
     
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    Thanks guys, That helped alot.


    I found some cool Hard coral growing too... pretty good for $2/lb
     
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