Unknown creature in tank

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  1. JPvdw

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    Hi All

    I am new to the Marine hobby. Last night I saw a worm type creature appearing in the tank and stealing food from one of the Anemones. Can someone please advise if this creature poses danger to any live stock in the tank.

    Thanks in advance

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  3. CharlieB

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    Looks like a bristle worm, don't know to much about them but I believe they can become pests sometimes. If it is a bristle worm and you decided to remove it just don't do it with your bare hands. The more knowledgeable forum members will be able to tell you more.
     
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    It's a bristle worm. It only poses a danger to your fingers, if you touch it with your bare hands. So don't do that. But they are good to have in your tank, great detritus eaters that will help keep your tank clean.
     
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    I've had a few in my tank and they never caused a problem. I virtually never saw them as well.
     
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    Urgent Help Needed Start a thread here if you are in need of urgent help that needs urgent attention in order to prevent the deaths of any livestock. Please do not use this forum for random problems such as "I've got algae".
     
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    Hi All

    Thank you very much for the advice and quick reply.

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    OK, and thread moved.
     
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