Syllid worm

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Syllid worm

Post by pwnell »

Found this Syllid worm in my sump of my reef tank, and this time armed with DIC I got some nice photos I think.

10x DIC (Head and torso - if that is the right terminology)
20120904-DSLR_IMG_0381.jpg by pwnell, on Flickr

20x DIC (Proventricle - see below)
20120904-DSLR_IMG_0391.jpg by pwnell, on Flickr

20x POL (Muscles I think)
20120904-DSLR_IMG_0398.jpg by pwnell, on Flickr

20x POL (I believe these are pieces of ingested algae)
20120904-DSLR_IMG_0404.jpg by pwnell, on Flickr

40x DIC (Proventricle - ring shaped muscles that contracts to create suction for sucking up its food)
20120904-DSLR_IMG_0409.jpg by pwnell, on Flickr

40x DIC (Head)
20120904-DSLR_IMG_0417.jpg by pwnell, on Flickr
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Post by Jacek »

Beautiful photos and interesting bug. You also have an amazing aquarium, wow :shock:

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Very nice set of images!

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Post by Cactusdave »

Very nice. You are getting some great results from your setup.
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Post by RogelioMoreno »

Very nice set!

You must be happy with you BX. :D


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Post by Pau »

Nice images with excellent DIC qualilty!

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Post by pwnell »

Thanks for the comments.

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Post by curt0909 »

beautiful photos.

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