Worm ID Needed

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  1. Spinnaker

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    Hi. Over the last week these worms have started to appear everywhere they are orange in colour and have lots of long tentacles. Are they good or bad and if bad how do you get rid of them. Thanks

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    I think I have seen some of those things in my sump. Not sure if they some kind of pods.
     
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    A closer up photo will help.
     
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    Hi Riaan, will take another photo when I get home later.
     
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    here is one that is currently on the glass
     
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    I know them as spaghetti worms, and I have plenty of them in my tank, and I have not seen any ill effects on any of my corals or fish, so I think they're ok.
     
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    Yup, spaghetti worms looking for somewhere to call home. ;) They normally reside in the substrate and will send out their long feelers/tentacles to catch food. Good guys to have.
     
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