is this majano anemone? or what is it

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    i picked up a small piece of LR today got this little hitchhicker and sfter looking close it it there was a smaller one right next to it about an inch to the left

    i touched it and the tentacles stuck to my finger like suction cups

    what is it , i hope no bad news

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    It looks like a ball anemone to me. Not usually considered a pest.
     
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    Looks like a ball nem, dont worry, its a cool hitchhiker!
     
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    you say not usually ,,meaning? it could become a pest later? and yeah looks like the ones i saw on google no color to it thought except slightly for the tips
     
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    cool geez you ladies are fast ^.^
     
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    Some people have seen them spread very quickly. In my experience, they do not.
     
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    +1 Biff and lil fish...I don't consider them pests.
     
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    cool thanks peeps now hopefully they survive till the new lights come in on Thursday
     
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    I don't think they need a lot of light. The ones I have all live in the shade.
     
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    Yeah, I started out with maybe a few small ones in my 10g...then when I moved the rock to my 125g, all of a sudden, they're EVERYWHERE. ("all of a sudden" means over a period of a year LOL). A couple are even on the glass, and now some are growing on a rock towards the middle of my tank (the rock that had it al are on one end). And like biff said, no light needed cuz I have a few growing in the shade of rocks.
     
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