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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Just wondering if these worms are okay to have in my aquarium as they hitchhiked into my tank.
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I noticed this worm looking thing that is white with black stripes, then I noticed two more very close by. Is this a worm or maybe brittle sea star?
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I was just checking on some new snails I got today with a red flashlight. I saw this long worm. It looked like it was aggravating a kenya tree coral. I attached a couple of pics. Best I could get with my phone flash since the lights are off. It has some long hairs or tentacles especially...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Is it good or bad?
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Guys, Any idea what this fella is? For size reference, that is the nozzle of a red sea max130D...The base of said nozzle is about the diameter of a quarter. <img src="http://www.thereeftank.com/gallery/files/1/3/0/9/4/photo_jan_04,_3_45_49_pm.jpg" alt="Worm?" />
  6. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Need help figuring out what this thing is and if it's good or bad. It's been hanging out on that shell, and if it's bad now is the time to get it out of my tank. It's not been doing much just hanging out for the last day.
  7. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hi just wondering if someone could help me identify a worm that killed one of my hermits last night. I looked at my tank with the lights off and this worm was wrapped around the crab shell many times with its head inside the shell. I tried to grab a picture but not great quality. The worm is...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Well in the last 6 months this type of worm shows up relocating in my tank. I think about once a month I see one out on the rock work trying to find a new home I guess. Looked around and pretty sure its harmless but never got a great ID on one. So figured I would see if anyone else has an...
  9. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hey guys, I'm a first time poster and long time reader. After many, many long days researching I finally got my sw tank setup about a year ago. I've been able to identify (after browsing the web) pretty much everything that pops up in my tank, except a white fuzzy worm that I noticed a few...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Please help me in identifying this worm??? Hitch hiked in on my live rock. Picture is 4th post down!!!
  11. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    hello.... i'm new here and new to the reef. i have a 45g tank that finished cycled about 2 weeks ago. i have a CUC going but no fish/coral. today i thought one of my blue leg hermits died out of the shell only to find out that it just molted and got back in his shell. then i looked down at one...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    My background is in keeping fish, so reefing is new to me. Doing some cleaning I uncovered a few critters in my tank. I could use help on identification: Top left - Possibly Mysis shrimp? I think it is OK, but when I look online at the pics of parasites and pods, they mostly look alike...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I added a fish to my tank today, and on my way to bed checked in on it w/ a flashlight and noticed the below hanging out of one of the rocks in the back of my tank. I tried looking for similar pictures, but am having a hard time figuring it out. This is the best picture I got, since every...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    On the 12/02 I posted about the big worm I found in my seahorse tank which I think must have been living in the live rock since I set up my tank 2 years go. I have only just added the seahorses and I also had a pair of gobies in the tank which mined under the rock. I ahve uploaded a video of the...
  15. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I just bought a colt coral for my aquarium. It has been in my aquarium for a while and i just now noticed a really long gray/clear worm like thing on the base of the colt. is this a bad creature? i don't even know what it is so does anyone esle know?
  16. General Reef Discussion
    found this guy on my glass this morning. some kind of worm.
  17. General Reef Discussion
    found dining on a new snail that hadn't moved in a day or so...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    I got some corals today and when I dipped them a worm looking thing (pics below) came off of my candy cane. Is this a bad thing that came off? Should I re dip before adding to my tank? I used Kent Tech-D for my dip
  19. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Since I started my tank, about a year ago, I have noticed these little worm like things appearing on my live rock. Not in massive form, I would say the pieces I have had for the full year may have about 2-3 of these things on them now. The rock is Fiji, if that matters. They average about 1/2...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    :wavey: Help please! Do we need to get rid of this one? Re. "lumbrinerids" chucksaddiction says, "They are primarily soft bottom inhabitants, but can occur on hard substrates. Some construct mucus tubes ... Most of them are predaceous carnivores or scavengers." to which I say, "Predaceous...
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