White tentacles in sand???

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  1. duanead

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    Hi Guys

    When feeding the fish last night i took a closer look at my sand and noticed a lot of these white thin tentacles standing out of the sand. Does anyone know what it can be?

    Ill try and take a picture tonight after work.
     
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    Most likely spaghetti worms
     
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    a pic would help. could be spaghetti worms. long thin white. comes out of gravel and LR

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    Ill take a pic tonight once im home. But doesnt look like that its much shorter. Just sticks out of sand and isnt that thick
     
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    pic is zoomed in. they are probably still small thats why they are not that long. but what you describe is the spaghetti worm
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    tube worms?
     
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    Thats them.!!! Are they bad? should I get rid of it? and how?
     
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    nah its spaghetti worms. they dont do anything. don't have to worry about them
     
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    Yes thats them in the picture. All over my sand
     
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    Thank you very much
     
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    no probs
     
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    part of your clean up crew. Wonderful to see them take a small piece of food.
     

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