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Old 07-22-2007, 09:10 AM   #1
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good worm or bad worm?

i have a couple of these guys and would like to know if they are reef safe. i know theyve been in the tank for a couple of years and havent really noticed anything, but its better to be safe than sorry.
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they are bristleworms..good part of a janitorial system. Their population is in direct response to their food availability.
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Here is some info on Bristle worms
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Most are great little scavengers. Although, the Fire Worms or Hermodice carunculata are nasty. They give a nasty sting. Not sure what your pic shows though.
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I agree, they are part of my clean up crew! Yours seem to be pretty brave or you got those pics after a feeding. Most of mine hide and I don't see them too often.
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