Floaty Slug

I have no idea if this is a natural behavior, but it happens quite regularly in the Box of Slugs.  This slug is perfectly healthy, she just seems to have decided to drift in the water column for a little while before going back to feeding.

It probably explains why they never seem to survive very long in reef aquaria, which have strong currents and plenty of pumps to suck in a floating slug and chop it to bits.


  1. Reply
    Captain Funk-A-Dunk November 2, 2014

    This blog makes me very (and inexplicably) happy.

    • Reply
      Dave November 4, 2014

      Probably because Elysia are often referred to as the “Shmoos of the Sea.”

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