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Old 01-01-2006, 10:49 PM   #11
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Looks like a bristleworm to me. Redish in color maybe? Most likely a hitchhiker on some rocks you purchased.

I suck up a couple little ones in my tank every PWC. I've a shell based substrate they just love to hide in. Recently I found one running around the LR as well in daylight (Not common).

NOTE: Be very carefull handling. Kinda like touching fiber glass. Use tongs or a net. Tongs usually cut it in half though. I've better luck just sucking them up during a PWC myself.


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Old 01-02-2006, 11:36 AM   #12
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I think I have one - but looks different

Now I'm nervous about the one I found in my tank a while ago and decided to let it be.
Can anyone ID this?

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That is the typical bristleworm but there are other varieties. I wouldn't be concerned.

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