Strange thing on my coral???

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    zippyjr123

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    I moved my rocks around and found this thing. It moves very very slow and I have no idea what it is. I took some pictures then compared them to see if it really did move. It looks like it moves around in the white/yellow smoothed area on the stem of my hammer coral. Can someone tell me what this is and does it eat/kill/harm coral.


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    It is a type of nudibranch the only thing I know about this is that there outer flesh is toxic Ill have to do more research and get back to you on that one.
     
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    I'm not sure if this is a nudibranch, it looks like the outer skin is hard like a cabachon or sand flea. But not as hard, more like a shimp shell.
     
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    yeah I know, Ive had to deal with two of them in one of my tanks I dont particularly care for them almost an inch in size yet?
     
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    yeah it's about an inch. I think I'll pluck it and flush it.
     
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    yeah I hate em good luck on the plucking part when they stick they stick.
     
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