Please help me ID!

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  1. Dre

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    I have noticed these thin back what look like legs in my base rock. I left it because I have never seen it come out of the rock. Today I noticed this long red leg looking thing coning out the rock. It look like either a worm or a star fish leg. It seems to have hairs on it. Here is a pic. Please help.

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  3. 459b

    459b Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Looks like a bristle worm. Good cuc to have.
     
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    Yip, definitely brittle starfish! You are the lucky winner of a hitchhiker brittlestarfish!!!!
     
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    looks more like a bristle worm than a brittle starfish to me :whistling: Still good cuc...
     
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    speed checking pics?
    bristle worm
     
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    Bristle worm indeed. Can be bad though if they get absolutely massive
     
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    Hmmm, yip, speed checking, but it still looks a bit like a brittlestar???:blush:
    Ok, sorry @Dre, might be a bristleworm?
    What color was the body? pinkish red or black?
     
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  9. Dre

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    OK thanks guys. I have seen small legs that are black and today I saw a big leg and it was red pink. Do I need to worry?
     
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    The first pic was a bristle worm. Leg sounds for me it is a crab. When your lights of the leg thing will come out. I think its a crab, it its one try to catch him and sump him.
     
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    definalty a bristle worm
     
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