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Old 01-02-2014, 10:50 AM   #1
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I know that it is a bristle worm but I've gotten mixed results on good and bad
I have a few in my tank one is almost 2 inches long when I saw it this morning
Are they good or bad

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Old 01-02-2014, 10:57 AM   #2
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Good scavengers. They get a bad rep because something does overnight and we come down the next morning to see them eating an almost dead coral or clam. They are doing us a favor and very beneficial member of the cuc. If you start seeing a ton or ones over 6" you are probably over feeding. A 2" is fine.

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Old 01-02-2014, 12:13 PM   #3
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Bristleworms = good
Fireworms = bad
I have tons of bristleworms in my tank. They are all 2 inches or smaller, and they do a great job cleaning up for me. I have a feeling I overfeed, so I need to watch that or I will end up with insanely large worms, but, so far, I have been truly gald to have them.
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Old 05-22-2014, 12:57 PM   #4
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Hi I've got some big worms that want rid of what's the best way
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Old 05-25-2014, 12:28 AM   #5
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I've seen these little test tube-looking traps thats have krill in the back that end up catching these sometimes nuisance worms. Might try looking into that?
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Old 05-25-2014, 05:56 PM   #6
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Or try putting in something that predates them

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