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Old 03-31-2004, 12:16 PM   #1
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waht kind of worm is this?

hi.. i was just wondering if somebody could help me with this.. this worm is about half an inch long , green and orange, with hairlike tentacles.. dangerous, or ok??>.. thanks
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Looks like a spaghetti worm or a medusa worm. Both are harmless detrivores.
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bristle worm...see the red tail...check this site. It should have the pic your looking for.

http://www.reef-aquarium.net/resourc...ers/worms.html
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its not a spaghetti worm or a bristle.. i have both of those in the tank too... maybe i can get a better pic up
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If you'll look on pg 170 and 171 of Reef Inertabrates, by Calfo and Fenner, you'll see a worm that looks particularly like the one pictured.
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