ID: ant like critter running in and out of my rocks?

Discussion in 'Other Reef Talk' started by jepoy, Dec 26, 2017.

  1. jepoy

    jepoy Supporting Member

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    No pictures, sorry.. i just saw it flash in and out of my rocks. It moved so quickly that the best way i can describe it is that it looked like a translucent ant. My guess is amphipod? Can anyone confirm or give another guess? Thanks!
     
  2. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

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    Some kind of pods


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  3. enaldy

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    Pics?


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  4. jepoy

    jepoy Supporting Member

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    I couldn't get a pic.. i just saw it run in and out of my rocks.
     
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  5. enaldy

    enaldy Supporting Member

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    Yeah... maybe pods!


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  6. jepoy

    jepoy Supporting Member

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    I sure hope so. I just googled amphipods and they do look like what i saw. My only worry now is that I read somewhere that bigger amphipods can develop an appetite for zoas... and the critter that i saw was actually in my zoa garden rock (although i don't have much of a garden yet lol).
     
  7. Coral reefer

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    Don't worry until there's problems to worry about. Totally normal to have lots of different types of pods.
     
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  8. xcaret

    xcaret Supporting Member

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    Amen.
     
  9. jepoy

    jepoy Supporting Member

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    Great advice! This is what happens when you watch too many videos and read too many forum postings about reefing lol. Thanks for the tip!
     

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