What is it?

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  1. Reaper

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    Hey all.

    Can't remember seeing this on the rock when I bought it last week. Could you please assist in what it is? Not sure if it's some sort of tube worm

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  3. jimilutz

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    Mini feather duster
     
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    It could be nudibranch eggs they lay in a yellow ribbon looking thing
     
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    Calcareous tubeworm
     
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    Agreed with above.
    Serpulid family, most likely Serpula vermicularis
     
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    OK sweet guys thanx. At least it's not harmful then
     
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    Actually, pretty nasty.
    Try and lift a piece of liverock, or move a pump and theres a lot of them below, your fingers WILL bleed and if a piece breaks off, eina little infection.
     
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    Oh...? I was under the impression tubeworms were good filters and not harmful (clearly been out of the reefing far too long). So is it only harmful to me or is there some darger for the reef too?
     
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    He is joking with you.
     
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    @irie ivan, :lol: its very shameful to take advantage of the guy who can't remember shit from 7 years ago lol

    Will have to get u back some time...
     
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