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Old 03-21-2011, 07:32 AM   #11
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They can be a real hurtful problem if when moving rock with bare hands, and you touch one. Bristles on a fire worm can sting the heck out of you and make your hand swell. The pain lasts for a while. I've read up to a week.
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Ok I think ill get rid of em....how?
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How to Make a Fireworm Trap | eHow.com
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If you happen to brush up against one make sure you soak it in vinegar ASAP. The area will swell and feel bad even after that but not as bad.
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Just to prevent that he should wear gloves in the tank at all times
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Old 03-21-2011, 01:01 PM   #17
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I was cleaning some LR that is cycling and wasn't wearing gloves, yesterday after I finished my finger hurt bad! My wife spent 30 minutes picking out these clear, almost microscopic barbs from my finger tip. I didn't see the culprit but I will be wearing glove from mow on!

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I had the same problem. Create a trap. Using a small bottle, place some shrimp in it and leave it at night time. He will come into it (but not completely) you'll need a type of hook to pull him out of the live rock. Oh! No lights on, you will need a red light to see. You need to be quick. Best advice for the trap is make sure u tie the mouth of the bottle so you and pull it out of the water. Do not touch the worms. I had a similar problem and they ate all my shrimp and snails.
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Ok, the problem is I have a ton, after I do this are there any fish that'll eat a little, to get rid of the smaller ones I miss?
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