View Full Version : Flatworm Eating Nudi

02-22-2006, 12:59 AM
http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f243/brudoer/IMG_0070.jpgThis guy has doubled in size in the last month.He stays on the glass and only consumes Flatworms

02-27-2006, 08:40 PM
Huh...cool looking, but I thought the flatworm eating nudi was the Bergia or something rather...(Black and Blue). I could be way wrong though.

02-28-2006, 09:25 AM
Tusco - Welcome to Reef Frontiers!!!

The nudibranchs that nasher is referring to are the Chelidonura varians. Here is an article with an aquarists experience: Chelidonura Varians: The Flatworm Eating Machine (http://www.advancedaquarist.com/issues/may2002/short.htm) by Gregory Schiemer.

I think it is interesting that the nudibranch you posted a pic of eats these flatworms. I would have guessed it to be a soft coral eater, based on appearance. Very cool!

Berghia verrucicornis are the aiptasia killers.

02-28-2006, 12:45 PM
Those are the.. ones those are the ones...I wanted to buy one just cause they looked cool...Hard to find and most likely to starve though..Thx for the article Nikki.