plat coral ate a coco worm

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    beano habitual reefer

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    when I got home from work the other day I saw my plate coral was all bunched up, instead of being flat he looked like a volcano. I thought that was weird but didn't really worry cause he does weird things all the time. later on after the lights were out I went around with the flashlight just to see why was going on around the tank and I saw the plate coral spitting out (or taking in I wasn't sure) a coco worm that used to be nearby. at least I think that is what they are called I have dozens of them all over the sand, little feather dusters.

    not a big deal for me but be careful plate coral owners!

    I tried to get a pick but my camara was out of batteries.
     
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    yote Ceritfied Mantis Hunter Moderator

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    Theres not much a plate wont eat.They can be just as aggressive as anemones when they want to.
     
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    I love my plate coral and yes they are voracious eaters. Its really interesting to watch her use the invisible sweeper tentacles pull sushi roe up towards her mouth.
     
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    That suck :( For the worm, I mean. But interesting. They are pigs.
     
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    Heartless pigs. yesterday I came home to find a piece of my anenome in his mouth (see the other thread for that story). I'm surprised he hasn't taken a huge dump with all the glut this week. maybe he has a tapeworm.
     
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