I recently acquired a healthy maricultured colony of the Sympodium coral. It open straight up after placing it in the display tank. Days past and I've noticed that some of the corals are not opening, though Did not really paid much attentention to it as this coral was maricultured and I expected it to still slowly acclimate in my tank's condition.
it all hit me...
Sympodium eating Nudibranch. my.. my... what a discovery. Cleverly mimicking the stalks of the sympodium that it was in front of me yet it was invisible.
I could not believe that three of these beautiful slugs was peacefully living in the colony and slowly eating the coral. Very beautiful invertebrate that I could not just flushed them down. As a matter of fact, I still have the trio as of writing.
did you noticed that yourself?
and some close-up shot of the beautiful blue colored plumage predator.
don't forget to click the picture for a bigger view. Also, inspect your sympodium if you have one.
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