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Re: Hyrra like things

> Anyone have experience with some hydra like organisms.  I have found
> some in my tank after adding some new plants (un-diped) and they have
> appeared to increased in number.

These could well be a colony of "moss animals" or byrazoan (sp?).  I had 
them in my tanks many years ago.  They are filter feeders and fun to 
observe under a high power magnifier.  There are about 10 to 20 tenticles 
that show cilia under a microscope.  Enjoy them.  They will not harm 
However, it could be you have hydra.  Isuggest taking a sample to a local 
community college bio prof or even an elementtary school science teacher 
and check it against a pond book field guide.