centipede looking thing

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  1. dcgray125

    dcgray125 Plankton

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    I found this centipede looking thing is eating my fish, when I pulled the last 1/2 the fish out it was covered with this clear slimy goo! what is it and how do I get rid of it or is it actually a good thing to have??
    please help. You can see the worm/arm going into the gills of the dead fish
     

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  3. saints fan 420

    saints fan 420 Expensive Colorful Sticks

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    it looks like a bristeworm.. i dont think they have been known to kill fish.. To me bristleworms are an excellent free and natural clean up crew.. some people dont like them and remove them..

    whatever it is, its just doing whats its supposed to do, eat dead organics in the system
     
  4. grinder37

    grinder37 Whip-Lash Squid

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    Yup,bristleworm.They didn't kill your fish,just feeding on the carcass.They're a great member of your clean up crew.
     
  5. m2434

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  6. dcgray125

    dcgray125 Plankton

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    thank you soooo much everyone, I was really freaking out, thank you again you guys rock!!
     
  7. N3MATOCYST

    N3MATOCYST Spaghetti Worm

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    omg we cleaned out my friends old 280 to put a new tank in and we found like a 4ft polychaete worm and it looked like it could take down small sleeping fish in a crevice of live rock. small fish were disappearing from his tank
     
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  9. m2434

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    LOL, yeah wouldn't want to come face to face with this guy - > Oregonreef.com
     
  10. grinder37

    grinder37 Whip-Lash Squid

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    holy moly,makes me think of this pod i found in my nano.:cheesy:
     

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  11. N3MATOCYST

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    HAHhHAHAHA :eek:
     
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