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  1. Default Jellyfish with a snail shell?


    0 Not allowed!
    We just got back from Port Aransas, and there were some strange animals washed up on the shore. They had lavender-colored snail shells, but the bodies looked nothing like snails. They looked like five or so clear bubbles, connected in a bean shape, with one end at the entrance of the shell. On the underside of the body was three rows of lavender paddle-things, kind of like the fins along the under side of a a shrimp's tail. The creatures came in several different sizes, always with an appropriately-sized shell. I also found some of the bigger ones, only about an inch long, without shells, but seemingly undamaged. If I put one of these in the water, it just floated, like a jellyfish. Ay ideas what these were?
    I hate hearing people say "it's only a $3/$5/$1 fish/shrimp, so it's ok if it dies, I can just get another." It's still an animal! All animals should be treated like they're worth $10,000.
    29 sw: Damsel, shrimpgoby, pistol shrimp, waspfish
    65 fw: Rummies, glowlight tetras, pencilfish, darters, ottos, f betta, goby, dwarf gourami, ninjas
    29 fw: Chili rasboras, pygmy cories, P. Gertrudae

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    0 Not allowed!
    was this in FL?
    purple sea snail perhaps?
    http://www.google.com/imgres?num=10&...6&tx=140&ty=73
    5 gallon planted tank - 1 female betta and one HUGE mystery snail
    60 gallon planted community 3 marble lyretail mollies, 3 creamsicle mollies, 9 lampeye tetras, 5 bloodfin tetras, 4 black skirt tetras, 1 rubberlipped pleco, 3 peppered corys, 3 bumblebee catfish, 3 emerald green corydoras, 2 gold danios, and 2 giant danios

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    0 Not allowed!
    No, this was in Texas, but that's definitely what it was! So the foot-thing is mucus-covered bubbles, and these are carnivorous snails. They eat Portugese Man-'O-Wars, apparently. Those Man-'O-Wars really hurt if they tag you! I scooped one up on a shovel, and the very tip of one of its tentacles clipped me on the elbow. Owwww! Felt like a beesting. I would really hate to bump into all of one!
    I hate hearing people say "it's only a $3/$5/$1 fish/shrimp, so it's ok if it dies, I can just get another." It's still an animal! All animals should be treated like they're worth $10,000.
    29 sw: Damsel, shrimpgoby, pistol shrimp, waspfish
    65 fw: Rummies, glowlight tetras, pencilfish, darters, ottos, f betta, goby, dwarf gourami, ninjas
    29 fw: Chili rasboras, pygmy cories, P. Gertrudae

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