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Old 08-26-2013, 01:09 AM   #1
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Not sure what is on my rock

So took a close look today and seems like there were a few worm type objects on my rock. They were white/clear and 1-2 MM long. Is this some parasite or worm?
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Old 08-26-2013, 01:25 AM   #2
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prolly a Bristol worm
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Old 08-26-2013, 02:22 PM   #3
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Cant remb is a 6 line will eat them?
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Old 08-26-2013, 02:40 PM   #4
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Cant remb is a 6 line will eat them?
Yes, 6 lines are known to eat bristle worms.
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Old 08-26-2013, 10:52 PM   #5
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A yellow wrasse will also eat bristle worms
But I must ask why would you want to get rid of such a amazing scavenger ?
As long as they are not too big they will not likely kill anything as long as there is a food source for them .
I have quite a few in my tank and with a 7 year old daughter that likes to feed fish they have Left over food not consumed by fish to clean up .
IMO they are a perfect addition to a CUC
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If small ok. They just look unattractive. They are super small. Not sure what the growth rate is?
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Old 08-26-2013, 11:16 PM   #7
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If small ok. They just look unattractive. They are super small. Not sure what the growth rate is?
I think it's like anything else it depends on how many and how much they have to eat .
They have traps available at the Lfs
If you want to get rid of them
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I don't think bristle worm. I have thousands of worms, sand bed, rocks, super thin like thread and white/ clear. They are good, they eat particles.
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I don't think bristle worm. I have thousands of worms, sand bed, rocks, super thin like thread and white/ clear. They are good, they eat particles.


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I've attached a picture of a bristle worm from when I first bought my rocks and set up my tank last winter .
They are pretty creepy looking and apparently if handled they can cut you pretty good .
I don't know for sure though
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Yes, that picture there is of a bristle worm
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