Wierd Thing Growing on Snail

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    Sir Alex Dragon the eel (below)

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    It looks like a really small worm with a feather duster looking thing at the end. It's not a feather duster, unless it's one without a shell... Any ideas?

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    Are you sure its not just a turd or something? I imagine it will break off its probably some kind of slime its excreting snails are weird.
     
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    There are an insane number of hitch-hiking filter feeders that end up in our tanks. This might be something new.
     
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    Sir Alex Dragon the eel (below)

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    Yes. It moves around then when it hits the shell it closes.
     
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    Dunno Alex. You've stumped me! :D
     
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    Sir Alex Dragon the eel (below)

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    Buhahahahahaha!!!:evil::evil::evil::evil::evil: :mrgreen:
     
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    I have no idea what it is either, but im seriously impressed you got a photo of it
     
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    It may be some type of hydroid.
     
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    Sir Alex Dragon the eel (below)

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    I couldn't really find anything similar on this site but maybe it will look more like one when it grows bigger? How long do you think it will last? Do you think it will survive?
     
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