No more small tube worms in my tank?

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  1. ShaunSwindon

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    November this year will be three years I have been running my tank :blush:

    In my first year I had hundreds of small white shelled tube worms everywhere. Even the back glass was covered with them. Then all of a sudden they started dissapearing :(

    I am not sure why they would have dissapeared completely. I have a Regal Tang, Banggai's, common Clowns, 6-line wrasse, pistol shrimp, cleaner shrimps, hermit crabs and a few monster bristle worms :whistling:

    Who or what could be the possible reason for my fans dissapearing?
     
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    Wrasses. They will denude the tank of small inverts. I have a coris wrasse doing the same.

    Have you got a refugium in the sump?
     
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    No I do not have a sump unfortunately :(

    I had a suspicion it was the wrasse ;)
     
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    Mine is ALWAYS on the take. Little chameleon eyes scanning constantly...

    Cool as he is, he needs to go soon.
     
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    Weirdest thing I have a hidden creature in a hole which "spins" a web over a small area outside its "front door" but the wrasse leaves it alone :blush:
     
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