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Old 12-09-2013, 11:46 PM   #1
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WHAT?!

What in the world is this??? Have never seen this and haven't added any rock in a couple of months. What should I or can I do to get rid of them? Are they harmful to corals? Anemone? Fish? Thank you in advance for the feedback
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Old 12-09-2013, 11:50 PM   #2
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Bristle worms harmless scavengers
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Old 12-09-2013, 11:53 PM   #3
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Thanks for the quick reply! Ok just wanted to make sure they wouldn't be doing any damage
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Old 12-10-2013, 12:34 AM   #4
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Look up some pictures of fireworms to see if it matches. They are a different type of bristle worm but are apparently pretty big nightmares in an aquarium.

I can't really tell from the picture but then again I'm not the best at telling the difference.
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Old 12-10-2013, 01:46 AM   #5
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Don't touch em with bare hands. Just a heads up.
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Old 12-10-2013, 11:29 PM   #6
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You can also try this link attached. I've heard these work pretty good.

http://www.drsfostersmith.com/produc...fm?pcatid=3960
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Old 12-11-2013, 04:23 PM   #7
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I'd leave them if they have been in there with no issues for a while they will feed offs scraps but usually they are a sign of over feeding from what I have heard. Also I believe fireworm are rare to find majority are harmless bristle worms. Still don't pick them up bare handed though
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Harmless bristle worms, but as stated, they are a sign of overfeeding if you have a lot of them....and it appears you do. Their populations rise and fall with the available food supply.
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