Originally Posted by Jeremy S.
Just because you haven't had an accident yet doesn't many anything. Many of the people who have suffered from paly toxins have been scientist and experienced. I always wear gloves when I work with my corals. I don't want to ever even think of taking the chance of losing my eye sight or worse.
+1 any time I handle zoas/palys, move more then a piece or 2 of rock, and while removing chaeto, I will wear my gloves. People sometimes forget how dangerous some things are that we put in our tank and especially the ones that just hitch a ride in. I've read about 2 cases of a box jelly fish being in some live rock and those things pack one hell of a punch : /