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Old 10-23-2012, 07:00 PM   #1
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Bristle worms

I have a bristle worm problem does anyone know the best way to get rid of them
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Old 10-23-2012, 07:15 PM   #2
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I have a bristle worm problem does anyone know the best way to get rid of them
Quite over feeding is the easiest. There are traps and some wrasse eat them, but like anything, it'll only slow down the problem. U stop feeding so much and they will die.
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Old 10-24-2012, 08:46 AM   #3
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Old 10-24-2012, 01:08 PM   #4
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They're harmless and serve a useful purpose. The only time they get out of hand in my experience is when a tank is overfed. Even then they only eat the leftover food instead of allowing it to rot and foul the water. Leave the little guys be.
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I read though that when they get big they will eat coral and clams
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Old 10-24-2012, 02:55 PM   #6
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I read though that when they get big they will eat coral and clams
Opps, sorry I meant Arrow Crab, had one for a long time till the lobster got him, there are youtube vids of them eating bworms, like someone said they are harmless unless you touch one, and they seem to come on in big numbers but then the population seems to fad out. I use to worry about them but now Im sure I have some small ones but I dont see them often
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All of the ones that I have seen are at least 5 inches long but when I see them they are still part way in the rock
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Old 10-24-2012, 03:59 PM   #8
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those are pretty big, mine are like an inch or less, Arrow crab will thin them out
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Old 10-24-2012, 04:13 PM   #9
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I believe i have this in my 10G as well. can someone post a picture ?
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6 line wrasse will eat em too!!
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