Aptasia? Is this brittle star bad?

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  1. vsiege

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    Hi all,
    I was looking to see if somebody could help me id two things. Is this aptasia, the red/brownish red or is it a coral?

    Additionally are these brittle star bad for my tank. They are very small under an inch maybe even under and 1/2 inch, and they appear to be brittle fish to me. They came out of a very successful time, so I'm not so worried, but I'd still like to know if things are desirable.
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    Yeah that’s a mojano, get him out! As for the brittle star, in controlled numbers you have nothing to worry about. If they become troublesome, you can get a harlequin shrimp and it will feed on them (other stars as well).
     
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    Thank you on both fronts. Glad I asked. Best to you!
     
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