Wierd Worm

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  1. lindsay pollard

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    What worm is this good or bad[​IMG]
     
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    lindsay pollard Thread Starter pipefish

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    it came out from under the zoas black body with long hairy seems to be head
     
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    No idea on the worm but I love the purple rock :thumbup:
     
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    Terebellid worm
     
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    Lindsay, what zoa's are those?
     
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    Not sure of the scientific name (could be Sunburst - trebilled worm) - BUT, I know it as either a spaghetti worm, or a medussa worm....
     
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    Yep, spagghetti/medusa worm, good guys to have but they can irritate some corals, i would still keep it though.
     
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    i have those as well, seem to eat left over food in my tank
     
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    Yes - Shan. Spaghetti worms are part of the cleanup crew. They do AWESOME work of cleaning up the area around them. Funny to see them on a rock. I usually see them in the sand....
     
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    i got some on the sand and some on the rocks. i even got a worm that is like an earthworm and is as thick as my index finger - only saw him once at night when he was moving from one rock to the other
     
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    Shan - the work that looks like an earthworm is called a "Peanut worm"...
     
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    did you see the head of the worm? did it have feelers/antler type things?
     
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    Tinusb Im Not Sure I Collected Them Off The Rocks When I Was In Durbs
     
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    Hey Weeman yes the head is full of tenticals yellowish colour
     
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    Yelowish Orange maybe Cirriformia capensis
     
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