Originally Posted by fischerbratton
If I was you I would try to get em out.. Whenever I have something in my tank that im not sure about i take it out.. Better safe than sorry.
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It's not always necessary to remove something. You're better off finding out what that something might be as it could be beneficial to the tank and removing it does more harm than good.
Op, as stated those are bristle worms and a free cuc. I'd leave them personally but the choice is yours. If you start to see what appears to be a bunch of them, it's a good sign of over feeding. If you choose to remove them, grab them with tweezers as the bristles contain a slight toxin. Some folks experience anything from nothing to a slight rash to swelling and irritation for a few days.
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