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Old 01-25-2003, 01:31 AM   #1
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Getting stung, while handling live rock.

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I don't know what it is, but when I started setting up my 10gal. nano, while handling the live rock, I got stung with hair thin thorns on my fingers, those thorns even go through surgical gloves 8O . What are those thorns?, and are there any good thick gloves that I can buy at Home Depot, etc. to avoid getting stung?

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Sounds like you got stung by a bristle worm. I would think that a pair of dishwashing gloves would do the trick,but dont take my advice until others chime in. If they I agree, then go for it.
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Sounds like you got stung by a bristle worm.
Agreed, you can use some tape to get the bristles out, I alos agree with the heavy duty dishwashing gloves just make sure they haven't been used for anything else (buy a brand new pair) and make sure they haven't been treated with anything.
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Thank you guys.

Since we are talking about worms, what are some silver/white worms that I have seen on my tank's LR? some kind of bristle worm?
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We would need a much better description of the worm to do anything but guess :P , or better yet a picture....
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definetly need to buy a camera.
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