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Old 07-26-2011, 03:44 PM   #1
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Help Identifying Worm

I have just started seeing a few of these in the last week. I have seen this bigger one a couple of times or I have seen multiple ones this big. I also a few really small ones and I just want to make sure this is ok to have in my tank. Does anyone know for sure what this is? I have looked at a lot of bristle worm pictures but I am still not sure exactly what this is.
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Old 07-26-2011, 04:04 PM   #2
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It's a bristle worm
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Old 07-26-2011, 06:07 PM   #3
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Hopefully a beneficial one and not one that I should be worried about?
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Old 07-26-2011, 06:21 PM   #4
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Just a common bristle worm that will help
rid your tank of waste and decaying matter. They are extremely beneficial as a cleanup crew. The bristles on their side can sting and irritate (much like anemones and coral) so do not handle them with your bare hands.
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Right be careful picking up rock. I did it yesterday and grabbed one of those. Not a fun feeling
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Old 07-26-2011, 06:54 PM   #6
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I just moved some rock the other day so I guess I got lucky. Thanks for the replies.
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