edgey1997 edgey1997
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filter feeder ? #1
hi
does anyone know what these are
lfs didnt know the name of them only that they are filter feeders
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Re: filter feeder ? #2
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longhairedgit longhairedgit
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Re: filter feeder ? #3
Collectively known as sea squirts, tunicates etc, as to the exact species, not a clue.
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Re: filter feeder ? #4
They are filter feeders, i only know this from the british variety ofcorce but they certainly look healthy in your tank whatever species they are!
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Re: filter feeder ? #5
The Sea squirt is an interesting and prized marine reef dweller; in nature it filters thousands of liters? of water per day, in an aquarium phytoplankton should be added to boost it feeding. The Sea squirt requires to strong water flow and lighting is immaterial.
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Re: filter feeder ? #6
Polycarpa aurata
family- Styelidae
size- 15 cm

Adult speimens do not do well, needs daily feeds of liquid invert food.
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Re: filter feeder ? #7
dose anyone no of a easy to keep squirt as ive all ways liked the look of then
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