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  1. zak

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    Theres 2 of these creatures in my DT. "Tentacles" are about 3-4cm..

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    !! some sorta worm? Maybe @RiaanP has an idea?
     
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    Spaghetti worm, I forget the scientific name, but a quick google search should sort you out. :)
     
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    Definitely spaghetti worm i have some too. Dont know the weird latin name.
     
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    zak

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    So I take it they not destructive?
     
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    Yip Spaghetti worm.
    They are harmless, and eat detritus and food and poo that they can sweep up around their holes up to where they can reach.
     
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    Terebellinae is the family of polychaetes to which you are referring.
     
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    Spaghetti wrom although mine dont have the dark patches on the tantacles. Probably a different species
     
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    Any idea how much bigger this fella will get? Should i sump them?
     
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    I have hundreds on my live rock.
    They dont bother anything :) harmless
     

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