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Subject: APK0005uhd

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  • Ksloots by Ksloots

    are these straw-like parts of the #house?

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    These are some particles trapped on a mucus of the house. As the houses catch debris from the water, they become visible and the filters

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    get clogged (it takes just a few hours) so the Larvacean abandons it and starts building a new one. The old one sinks to the bottom..

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    which is significant for the Carbon cycle: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_cycle

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