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Today I saw a huge cloud of milky substance in my tank. I looked around and saw a huge bristle worm slithering around a rock. Then it squirted out more milky substance and I caught the last squirt on video.
I knew I had bristle worms in my tank, but that was the first time I had seen one that big.
Here is the video. I had to add some music to cover up my brother's color commentary! lol

 

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Yep, that will happen in systems from time to time. The corals will readily feed on the gametes. I would run a bit of carbon after such an occurrence to help deal with any potential nitrogenous waste issues; if worse comes to worse do a quick water change.

Don't worry about removing any of them, they are harmless detritus eaters. If you want to lower the population just reduce your detritus & nutrient load. Less detritus, less bristle worms. ;)
 

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It was definitely disgusting when he did it, because he was slithering around the rock weaving in and out of the holes.
They have never really caused any problems that I know of, so I won't worry about it too much right now.
 
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