Bristle Worm

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  1. cody3819

    cody3819 Bubble Tip Anemone

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    How do you guys feel about bristle worms. I bought a mushroom frag today and it came with a little bit of pulsing xenia on it. So I broke the rock and found a bristle worm. I picked it off the rock and it ripped in half. Well long story short on the piece with the pulsing xenia on it there is another bristle worm. Now I read mixed reviews on these guys, I have a arrow crab. I just want to see what you all have to say.
     
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  3. Va Reef

    Va Reef Giant Squid

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    The arrow crab will eat it. I like bristle worms though. I'd prefer them over hermit crabs any day.
     
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  4. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    Never met a bristleworm I did not like. I have had some whoppers in my day, as in over 3 feet long.
     
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  5. cody3819

    cody3819 Bubble Tip Anemone

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    Thanks again.
     
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  7. Vinnyboombatz

    Vinnyboombatz Giant Squid

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    Yeah it looks like a spaghetti convention in my tank at feeding time. Bristleworms are good scavengers but will also bore holes in the lr adding surface area for biofilm to grow.:)
     
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  9. cody3819

    cody3819 Bubble Tip Anemone

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    Thanks for that bit of info. I hope my crab let's him live for a bit. He is small at this point.
     
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    Vinnyboombatz Giant Squid

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  11. oldfishkeeper

    oldfishkeeper Giant Squid

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    bristle worms freak me out lol - I think I'm kind of alone in this forum with that input - most really like them as another member of the CUC
     
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  12. Kevin_E

    Kevin_E Giant Squid

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    I like em. Great cleaner. I've even been stung by one.