Horseshoe worms - how to get rid

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  1. ziyaadb

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    So a mate in my area has what he believes to be horseshoe worms, he says that they have killed his torch coral and are filled up in his tank. No pics from him and i never see it as yet. Its a newly setup tank as he drained it and filled it again(initially filled with tap water) anyone know how to kill these pests?

    he says that they have filled up his back glass and cover his entire tank. its a 1.5*70 tank so quite large.

    he identifies them as white dots/thingies
     
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    damn.. I have a few white spots on the back glass.. Im getting worried now
     
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    aye relax man this okes is infested everywhere
     
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    Yup your bud needs to see a quack soon if all over him ........:)
     
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    I've read that some Nudibranches eat them, and also some starfish. I just don't know which kinds, which I guess, doesn't help much?
     
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    They are nothing to worry about all tanks have them
     
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    and i doubt its what killed the torch but lets see a pic of it first
     
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    Shew! I got worried.. Damn live rock! There are soooo many cons of having live rock lol.. If I could start again i would just use base rock and seed with stability
     
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    No dude. You get so much bio-diversity from live rock, its 99% good and 1% bad ;). Always as far as you can scrutinize any rock you put in and take the nasties out before scaping
     
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