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    identification of a worm

    Hi,
    I found 2 worms in my tank last night.
    they are bright pink on the body and tail or head seems to have little hairs or spikes and is bright orange.

    what do you think it is ?

    If I can, I'll take a pic tonight.

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    sounds like bristle worms, good scavengers good biodiversity. Unless they are 8 inches long, then you might want to consider removing them...I'll wait for the pic...
    Matt.

    Old system torn down to make a playroom.. planning a 62x42x28 high

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    SOunds like bristleworms. Harmless when small from what I read just get them out before they get too big. Many say they are very could to scavenge. They usual hitchhike on the LR. Very common, just not pretty.

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    I just checked googles image search.. yup.. common bristleworms.
    I also just checked I found a snail with no shells... looked identical to the LR.. nice.. too fast to take pic.

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
    updated: 2011/05/30

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    Does it look like this....if so leave it...I have tons....

    The only thing two reef keepers will agree on, is what the third reef keeper is doing wrong!

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    not really.. no legs.. just like earth warms except bright pink and orange.

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
    updated: 2011/05/30

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    hello

    Try searching Eurythoe spp.

    Stan

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    i did.. does not look like the ones i have.. but that might be because mine are young ones.

    I'll take a pic if I can.

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
    updated: 2011/05/30

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