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Old 08/10/2006, 01:05 AM
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SPS PREADATORS Red bugs, AEFW's ,Monti nudis and Sea spiders. Pictures Inside

Let's all post our pictures of red bugs , AEFW's(acro eating flat worm) ,Sea spiders , Monti nudis and other pests that prey on our SPS corals.Maybe we can get a new sticky

I will start with mine feel free to add yours.

Red Bugs







AEFW'S

Bite marks




Actual flatworms on coral







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Old 08/10/2006, 01:06 AM
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Old 08/10/2006, 01:28 AM
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Great idea. this will help people identify predators of sps. thumbs up.
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Old 08/10/2006, 01:32 AM
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I would post my pictures of the bugs, but my camera skills is too embarassing to post.
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Old 08/10/2006, 01:51 AM
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heres another one of redbugs
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Old 08/10/2006, 07:10 AM
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RB's stringing off an acro during interceptor treatment

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Old 08/10/2006, 07:56 AM
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Not as good as clkwrk's pics, but here are some RB's.




I had the clear type of AEFW's

I had a good one of the bite marks, but can't find it right now...
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Old 08/10/2006, 08:46 AM
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I did a quick freshwater dip of some Zoo's I have, to figure out why they are all not opening, looking to find a nudibranch or something. To my surprise, I found a bristleworm, a 2" red worm and a few of these flatworms.....
Can anyone identify these????????
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Old 08/10/2006, 12:28 PM
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Weird. I don't think that's a flatworm because of the cilia (at least I don't remember flatworms having them)...
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Old 08/10/2006, 12:43 PM
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hmmmmm....not sure either, they are flat...and they seem to be some sort of worm....
My purple tort is right above these and for some reason its the only acro in my tank that the polyps have been receeded for about a month.....for some reason, I havnt seen any polyps on the tort lately.....but seems to be healthy otherwise....
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Old 08/10/2006, 12:52 PM
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No cilia on flatworms. But I'm sure it's up to no good. You find inverts that small on things they eat, or with things they eat. Either it's eating flatworms, or it's eating acros.
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Old 08/10/2006, 02:32 PM
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clkwrk, what camera are you using? You pictures are fantastic!
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Old 08/10/2006, 02:39 PM
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Thanks its a Sony w-5. I have used many cameras and tried upgrading a few times but my w-5 takes better pics than any of the 400-500 dollar cameras I played with.
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Old 08/10/2006, 02:45 PM
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Wow, I think I found my next camera. Your pics are probably the best quality so far that I've seen on R/C.
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Old 08/10/2006, 02:48 PM
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Thanks but trust me those guys with their canons and multi lenses get better shots but I try my best. I just can't bring myself to spend 1500 on a camera setup to take tank pictures.
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Old 08/10/2006, 03:03 PM
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Come on people post your pest pictures

I don't have any pics of the monti nudis so if anyone has those please add them for others to see.
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Old 08/10/2006, 03:57 PM
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I have some monti nudi pics some place on my hard drive as well, and some red bug pics to boot. Gotta find em though
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Old 08/10/2006, 04:14 PM
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Thx thats an awesome pic. BTW I see some hair did that coral hit the ground
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Old 08/10/2006, 04:30 PM
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Man your good It hit more then the ground, it hit many things on it's way down to it's new home in the round files
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Old 08/10/2006, 05:37 PM
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Amazing skills! Awesome thread, thanks
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Old 08/10/2006, 05:53 PM
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Man your good It hit more then the ground, it hit many things on it's way down to it's new home in the round files
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When I used to battle this Demons, they hit the floor, walls and and finally in the bowl W/ DRANO...........ghosh, that feels good !
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Old 08/10/2006, 08:54 PM
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When I used to battle this Demons, they hit the floor, walls and and finally in the bowl W/ DRANO...........ghosh, that feels good !
Wow never got that extream here but man they are the worst thing encountered so far.
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Old 08/10/2006, 09:43 PM
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Old 08/10/2006, 09:54 PM
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Wow never got that extream here but man they are the worst thing encountered so far.
Man,you dont know how much relief that is. All that anger inside U ,do crazy thing like that put a smile on your face. That did'nt stop me from this hobby, live & learn.
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Old 08/10/2006, 10:18 PM
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Nice Gresham! Here's another, not mine btw.
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