Curious Sand Mound - ID Please

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  1. Vetrix

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    Hi,

    Noticed this little sand mound the other day. Didn't think much of it at first but then noticed sand grains moving up the mound, weird I though, so I grabbed the phone to get a short vid for identification.

     
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    whatever that is, its super cool
     
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    That looks like a tube worm...?
     
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    Seen them make whole colony's in the substrate after a long time.
     
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    Yep, spaghetti worms is the closest I've come up with, not sure though.

    It spends all it's time dragging up sand onto it's mound, fish swim past and a few grains fall off and it builds up it's mound again.

    Tempted to dig it out and see but I don't like disturbing anything if I don't really have to.
     
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    Kwl that's one of the best sites I have found for wierd stuff that just shows up in your tank lol
     
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