White Flat Bristleworm?

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  1. AfricaOffroad

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    Big hairy flat looking brissleworm, plain white in colour.
    Its probably the biggest living organism in my tank at the moment. :pAround 10-15 cm long, maybe 10mm wide.

    Must say, dont really like the look of it:nono:
    Anyone got any experience with them?
    Good or bad?

    When you shine a light on it, it moves pretty quickly, disappearing into a crack, crevice, hole in the live rock. Dont think I'll get a pic of it.

    Anyway, I've baited a pest trap with a piece of mussel. We will see if anything is in the box in the morning.
     
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    Hmm... can you take a pic?
     
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    Haven't seen it again.
    A pest trap overnight resulted in no action.
    Bait remained untouched.
    I take this as a good sign, implying I have no viscious carnivorous night stalkers !
     
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    Here is a pic of the ugly sucker.
    Managed to track him down with a red light, then snapped the pic.
    He is at least 15cm long.

    Doesn't appear too aggressive. A tiny hermit crab stumbled into him in the dark.
    He made a hasty retreat. This was a good sign in my opinion. I dont need him out there hunting for life to eat.

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