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Old 03-18-2011, 08:33 AM   #1
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I think that I may have an infestation of fireworms in my tank!

I think that I may have an infestation of fireworms in my tank! What should I do? At first I thought they were just bristleworms but no! They're fireworms, and I can't get a CBS b/c he will kill my cleaner and peppermint shrimp, what to do?
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What makes you think they are fire worms? Can you get a pic?
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Old 03-18-2011, 09:04 AM   #3
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I saw a video and they looked the same. Reddish pinkish, white "hair" tufts, largish. And I couldn't get a good pic, sorry
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I think that I may have an infestation of fireworms in my tank! What should I do? At first I thought they were just bristleworms but no! They're fireworms, and I can't get a CBS b/c he will kill my cleaner and peppermint shrimp, what to do?
I have a CBS with my cleaner shrimp and he doesn't mess with him. And the CBS is twice the size of the cleaner.
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Can't get a good pic? Get a bad pic at least something for reference
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Old 03-20-2011, 07:15 PM   #6
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I'll try...
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Old 03-20-2011, 11:06 PM   #7
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They won't come out of the rocks. Theyre light reddish pinkish with little white tufts along their sides
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Drop some food pellets on the sand after lights out that should bring them out?
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Old 03-20-2011, 11:29 PM   #9
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Ok.... Until I can do that what should I do if they are fireworms? A CBS isn't an option
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fireworms shouldnt be a real problem they are just scary
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