Tube worms

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  1. Brandz12

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    All interested, I have dozens of tube worms with variety of colours, the problem is I cannot get any supliers in my area for the propper foods for the fan worms... I would like to send these tube worms to a reefer who can care for them properly... PM if keen?
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  3. Falcon

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    i'm interested bud
     
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    But hang on... They are filter feeders... Why not just mush up some stint or krill or the likes, then throw that "milky" water into your tank? That should be more than enough.

    Tube worms also chow bacteria that you cannot even see...

    They do not need you to feed them daily, so even if you just mush up some food once a week that should suffice.
     
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    I collect tube worms because they are so easy to care for. In other word they are filter feeders.
     
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    That is what I was told to do. But having issues with destructive fish aswell...
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    wrasses?
     
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    My coral beauty!
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    crap,take out the coral beauty then surely all those fans are worth more than one fish?
     
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    local ones?
     
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    Tubeworms

    I would be very interested in a couple - have one - could even swap for some Microvore (100 ml ) have a whole bottle - was told this is best food ( also general coral food ) - unfortunately my cleaner shrimp loves it & freaks out when I feed.
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  12. Boegie

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    No. Buy them from Finny for R85 each. Got 4 different colours already.
     
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    Bud i am not assuming when i say that you are letting down the reefers that collect stock for their aquariums diligently. This sort of collecting what your eyes settle on without you knowing how to keep them is just not on. Collectors here respect the environment and creatures they collect and make sure they have the correct facilities and a home for them. They dont grab what they can without any forethought. Now i am not going to get into a debate on this. You simply do the right thing and refrain from this practice.

    Should you not know what is suitable to collect, ask on this forum. All here will be willing to help and give suggestions. This way the environment and you are happy.
     
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    Bud, these were bought from someone! I did not collect them...
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    So you bought dozens of tube worms which you did not know how to keep and are now giving away for free?
     
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    That's the plan since I had bad advice from the guy selling!
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    Are the tube worms local or imported?
     
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    Not too sure, not the local ones I see here...
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    OK, just be aweare that it is illegal to buy and sell local cought LS. Should you feel peeved that the seller sold you LS that may not be legal PM me his details and I will take the matter further.
     
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    who was first, the tube worms or the coral beauty?
     
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    er you pm'ed me that you want R50 each,how does that fit in with your statement that you are giving them away for free or plan to?:whistling:
     
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