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  1. General Reef Discussion
    i started seeing spaghetti worms popping up everywhere about a year ago in my tank, and this was right about the time that i started getting algae issues on my rocks. i notice that whenever blowing off the rocks with a baster, any spot with spaghetti worms sticking out is like a gigantic...
  2. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hi all, I have two of these strange "clusters" of hair growing on my live rock. It looks like I literally left a few pieces of hair floating in the tank, except it seems to be coming from a centralized location and kind of clings over the rock. Is this a type of algae? a worm? Good or bad...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone! So I noticed this worm looking thing on the glass yesterday.. Upon looking closer II realized there are a lot of these things in my tank living in the live rock and all you can see is the wispy tentacles on the rock. I thought it was just some type of hair algae and never gave it...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    This morning we found a very strange little creature - a spaghetti worm! And it was eating a piece of clam. I got a video of it. It was so cool to watch! I love the little surprises that pop up in saltwater tanks. :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAjZMUlhNf8
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, im new here and not sure where to post this question?? So weve had our tank for about 5 months, weve got a regal tank a wrasse and a hermit.. We got lots of spaghetti worms in the live rock. Now one of them is just lying on the bottom of the tank and it looks like its splitting in 2?? Im...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    My tank is slightly over a week old and I'm finding lots of snails in there now. I noticed one immediately that came on the live rock when I bought it, but I'm guessing theres at least 10 now if not more. Should I start removing all of these snails? Also, there are these tentacles that stick...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    basically i was doing a quick water change a few times now i've noticed these long strands sticking out of the sand near the base of my lr. tonight i noticed it in a new corner with its tentacles wrapped around the exo skeleton of a hermit crab molt. so did some google searches and found out its...
  8. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    Hey guys, Hopefully someone can help me out. I looked in my refugium yesterday and I noticed some reallly really thin looking worms, thinner than string, like dental floss in the fuge. Some are red and yellow but all of them have black stripes going horizontally. There are ALOT, not sure if I...
  9. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    OK, some more ID help please. I found these unknown worms and thought they were Bristle Worms. But the consensus from the other thread is they are not not, but probably bad none the less. Possibly Euchnids Sp.?? So any help and removal idea's would be greatly appreciated. Thank-you Joe
  10. General Reef Discussion
    These are way to small for me to take a picture. I tired but it just doesn't come out There are tons of these little 1/2 inch clear things no thicker than a needle coming out of the sand. They seem to grab stuff and pull it towards them, but thats about it. It doesn't pull it under the sand of...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    what are these things(sorry for the pic quality it was taken in the front of a bowfront) they are about 1" long and look like stalks..there are tine bugs everywhere?
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Well I must say I'm a little depressed.. I have been cycling for a week now and all my parms. are great and my live rock is full of life. BUT IS IT ALL GOOD OR NOT I found a bristle worm lots of purple algae ( i'm new at this, so cut me some slack I don't know every things name) Lots of clear...
  13. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    along the front of my tanks where the substrate is i've noticed a few worm trails in the sand (kinda like ant farm paths.) today i noticed the fellow making them, i've tried to get a pic, but will not come out well. its about one inch long, the thickness of a thin piece of spaghetti, and...
  14. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    just noticed peekin out from under a rock 2 long (several inches) tentacles about the size of a human hair, bright red,, flailing around. after some research online i've decided i've either got hair or spaghetti worms. and aparently these things are good.. they just clean up or do they do...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    I have these white tentacles on my Live rock, they collect the sand. What are they?
  16. nano build off 2008
    If it's not too late, I'm hoping to enter. I just got a job in the aquarium industry, and everyone in the office has a nano on their desk so I figured I had to join. What I'm thinking of doing is a custom rimless aquarium around 15 gallons with a sump area able to accomodate an old prizm...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    I have a cactus worm in my tank. At least i think it*s a cactus worm. But I was wondering. Is it ohkay to keep in there? Or should i just fish it out?
  18. nano build off 2008
    I'm going about this a bit differently This tank was set up in 10-05 and redone for the nano build off last year. Tank is a 5.5 g AGA with custom stand and canopy, HOB filter for flow I DON'T LIKE IT!! No matter what I do I'm not happy with how it turns out. During this build off it's...
  19. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I have a 13 gallon nano tank, about 2 years old, and recently I have noticed weird things... There are a ton of tiny worms(?) coming out of the sand. They are white and have hundreds of little "arms". The also stretch to be really long and then retract. :worm:They seem to be multiplying...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    I just acquired about 40-45 new zoo frags mounted on pucks, some pucks have 1-3 zoos on them and others have around 20-40 on them. I was told that there not doing so good in his system could be sea spiders; I haven’t seen anything other than 1 Asterina Starfish and some Spaghetti Worms but still...
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