Do bristle worms eat clams?

Discussion in 'Clams' started by Brandon1023, Mar 21, 2008.

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  1. Brandon1023

    Brandon1023 Fire Goby

    Mar 14, 2006
    Denver, Colorado
    I just picked up my clam off the sand bed and noticed a few little worms under him. My first assumption is they are just kinda hiding out because the clam is on the sand. I gave the clam a quick once over and it seemed no worse for wear. Bristles don't have a tendency to eat clams do they?
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  3. ollie51

    ollie51 Feather Duster

    Nov 9, 2007
    you hear so many things about bristle worm good and bad i have 6 maximas in my tank and many bristle worms and never saw any damage to anything i think they are a good part of a janitor crew ,some think other wise look in the tank at night and you probably see many more