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Discussion in 'Newbies Corner' started by Ryan303, Oct 24, 2021.

  1. Ryan303

    Ryan303 Copepod

    I recently got a new frag and came home to find these brownish looking things. Are they aiptasia? Can the frag be salvaged or should I throw the whole thing out?

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  2. ianryd

    ianryd Copepod M.A.S.C Club Member

    Looks like aptasia to me. You could bust off a chunk of that plug that doesnt have any and chuck the rest. Just wear some gloves and wash your hands

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  3. Terry Fox

    Terry Fox Copepod

    Looks like yellow star polyps.
    Aphasia is brown.
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  4. kchristensen8064

    kchristensen8064 Sardine M.A.S.C Club Member

    I agree, does not look like aiptasia to me, some type of polyps.
  5. MuralReef

    MuralReef Shark Staff Member M.A.S.C Club Member M.A.S.C. B.O.D. MASC Vice-President

    Yellow sand polyps. I think they’re worse than aptasia. Get them out before they take hold. I had them and they will cover everything.

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  6. Ryan303

    Ryan303 Copepod

    Thanks for the help everyone.
  7. Terry Fox

    Terry Fox Copepod

    Yep, yellow sand polyps not star polyps. Sorry it's been many years since I have seen them.
  8. Terry Fox

    Terry Fox Copepod

    They are no worse than pulsing Zetia. Lol
  9. ianryd

    ianryd Copepod M.A.S.C Club Member

    I stand corrected lol, but yeah I'd get em out

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