Some kind of worm, is this worm good?

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Hey hey
This afternoon i cleaned my internal filters and this is what i found?
Is this thing good or bad?
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Looks like the flesh eating often fatal, killer peanut worm to me:lol:

Peanut worm - good guy if it is, it doesn't look like a nastie anyway
 
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That is a peanut worm. should not be a problem at all in your system (your tanks that is!).
 
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yip, wont try to put it in my system:lol:

I took the bugger out and placed hip in a small plastic "koppie".
What does this worm do?
 

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yip, wont try to put it in my system:lol:

I took the bugger out and placed hip in a small plastic "koppie".
What does this worm do?
It's a free member of the clean up crew, get it back in quick - it only does good and won't hurt any healthy fish or coral
 
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How many bristel worms must be in a tank, because i have millions!!!!!!!!!
 

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depends on how much spare food there is, if you overfeed you get more, as they will breed according to conditions
 
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O.k??
And if i turn off the ligts, i see this little stuff big and small running around in my ttank.
Are these good or not?
 

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O.k??
And if i turn off the ligts, i see this little stuff big and small running around in my ttank.
Are these good or not?

do they look like fleas? if so they are probably copepods - also good
 

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yep, very good for your system. Some fish eat them so they're always welcome.
 

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