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Old 01-26-2006, 03:20 PM   #1
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Difference between fire and bristle worms

I've got a big bristle worm and i was wondering if someone could tell me how to distinguish between a fire worm and a regular bristle worm. Thanks
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Old 01-26-2006, 03:39 PM   #2
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Well, fireworms have more bristles in my experience. They are also not as thin as a bristleworm.

Example of fireworms
http://fantasyreef.com/database/inde...d=1&item_id=43

http://marinebio.org/species.asp?id=292

I'll find some bristleworm pics in a bit.
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Common/typical bristleworm pics.

http://www.chesapeakebay.net/info/polychaete.cfm

http://www.reef-aquarium.net/resourc...ers/worms.html
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crap....i have a fireworm. I'll catch him and chunk him down into the sump with my urchins and rock crab.
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Good idea. And it's refreshing to hear that it will go in the sump. They are cool creatures in thier own right and attractive to boot.
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