Is this a spermataphore? If it's not, what is it?!

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When I was feeding my two lads just now, i noticed a few blobs of what look like cooked egg white in the tank, lying on the bottom. The only thing I can think it might be is a spermataphore... but it doesn't really look like other pictures I've seen. I fished it out, there's two bits, consistency a bit more solid than a blob of phlegm (Pretty gross!) The larger blob (pictured) is about the size of a kidney bean.

They're about 6 years old, both boys, and I've never seen them lay one before.

If that isn't what it is, I have no idea... And would welcome any suggestions to help solve this mystery... My only other thought is that it's something they've puked up. 😕

They're both otherwise healthy and active, and the tank is closed at the top.
Thanks!
 

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Definitely not a spermatophore. Puke would be my best bet as well.

Probably harmless, if it's a one-time thing.
 
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