White fan worms

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  1. Kevin

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    My live rock is getting covered in little white fan worms, which seem to be reproducing at a rate. What will chow these things as they are getting out of hand?
     
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  3. Jaak

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    A urchin will chow them as it tries to get to the coraline. Don't worry about them, they're actually good guys...
     
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    Kevin why would you want to get rid of the fan worms, I have plenty on my live rock...any chance of a pic to see...
     
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    Don't get rid of them, they are good guys!
     
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    Copperband butterflies love them but probably not the best advise to add one just to rid the rock of these useful worms.
     
  7. Kevin

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    Why are they good guys?

    They look bad and are growing every where, including inside the back of the nano.
     
  8. Jaak

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    They're filter feeders...
     
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    I also wanted to get rid of them once but decided against it as they are quiet fascinating in theri own right. If you want to slow their growth down, take it easy with the plancton
     
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    U have a pic of them kevin???
     
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