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Old 06-04-2006, 12:14 PM   #1
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Pics of my 75 after 1 year

I took a few pics to share w/ everyone. Enjoy.
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Old 06-04-2006, 01:10 PM   #2
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Awesome tank it looks beautiful I am jealous!
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Old 06-04-2006, 08:36 PM   #3
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Very nice. However the first pic is more then just a bristle worm...it is a Caribbean bearded fireworm and a ferocious predators and will seek out food from just about any source in your tank. Corals, inverts, bivalves and fish are not safe. It is best to remove this...use caution as they are venomous.
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I agree with lando, I just caught a 10 inch from my 75 (have a look http://www.aquariumadvice.com/viewto...=661130#661130) It is a shame because they are so colorful.
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I haven't seen worm eat anything but detritus and dead stuff. I see him anytime I feed the tank and he SEEMS ok. thanks for the advice, I'll keep an eye on him.
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Oh crud I have like four or five of those in my tank under one rock. i was told they were hamrless bristle worms so I never bothered with them. The rock is covered in zoos but I have always had trouble keeping snails and now I know why. I have to wait until I get back to Washington to get them out though, man that bites. Oh well when I set the tank up here it will be fireworm free!!!
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couple question one how the heck to you remove it with out destroying the tank? second is how the heck did he get in there... wouldnt it have died in transporation from sea to store to and then again to the house.
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You would be surprised what can live and make it in LR transportation. Crabs, Shrimp and worms.
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heh I bought a few chunks of LR recently and set up a shrimp/pod rearing tank to supply fresh goodies for my fishies...

Everything setup etc...dump in the feeder shrimp... worms came out of everywhere and killed 30 shrimp in no time flat...

trying to catch em now...grr...
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I think I have a couple of those Caribbean bearded fireworm, nit sure but it does look like the picture. Are they really that dangerour. Mine lives in a rock right next to my feather duster and doesn't seem to bother it. It comes out when I add food to the tank. it sure it a freaky looking dude....

How do you get rid of a worm if it gets dangerous? The rock its living in is one of my base rocks that supports my whole reef....

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